Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Plumb & Brown – 1 Oct 1776

Document Type: Letter
Date: 1 Oct 1776
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Plumb & Brown
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 4
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To Messrs Plumb & Browne   Foster Lane                                       Newcas. 1st Octor.  1776


Gentn.        I have this day drawn a Bill on you date payable to Messrs Bell Cookson & Co  at Twenty days date for One Thousand Pounds which I desire you will please to accept & place to the Account of Sir Walter Blackett Bt. 

     On Saturday the 5 instant I shall send you by the London Carrier a piece of fine Silver containing Eight hundred & Eighty seven Ounces which I desire you will place to account with Sir Walter Blackett as usual at the Markett Price & advise me on your Receipt of it

887 Ounces at     p[er] Oz                                              I am etc                       John E. Blackett 

                              £1000 . 0 . 0                                          Newcastle  1st Octor.  1776

               Twenty days after Date Pay to Messrs. Bell Cookson & Co or Order  One

               Thousand Pounds    Value in account & place it to Account with Sir

              Walter Blackett Barot. as advised by

To Messrs Plumb & Browne                                                      John E. Blackett

   Foster Lane   London

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