Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Mrs Bradford – 22 Aug 1777

Document Type: Letter
Date: 22 Aug 1777
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Mrs Bradford
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 4
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Mrs Bradford  at Bradford                                                           Newcas    August  22nd  1777    

Mad[a]m     I received your Letter & have this day wrote to Mr Faber to know what Money he has advanced to pay the Allowance made you by the late Sir Walter Blackett & to what time you have been paid; As soon as he has informed me I shall remit him the money to pay you up the Allowance to the 14th February last the day of Sir Walter’s Death.  & likewise Six Pounds six Shillings being one half Years annuity (left you by a Codicil to the late Sir Walter Blacketts Will) which became due the 15th instant.   I am etc                       J E B. 

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