Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Plumb & Brown – 16 Nov 1776

Document Type: Letter
Date: 16 Nov 1776
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Plumb & Brown
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 4
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To Messrs Plumb & Browne  Goldsmiths                              Newcastle 16th  Novemr  1776

   Foster Lane   London

Gentn.        I have this day sent you by Francis Ridley the London Carrier Two pieces of fine Silver in a Box containing together Seventeen hundred & Six Ounces and an half which I desire you will place to Account with Sir Walter Blackett  Barot. as usual at the Markett price and advise me on your Receipt of them.  For the future please to direct your Letters to me         I am etc      J E B. 

a p[iec]e fine Silver   q[uanti]ty 857 oz.

ano[ther]r p[iec]e do. q[uanti]ty  676 ½

                                  1706 ½ 

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