Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Plumb & Brown – 17 May 1782

Document Type: Letter
Date: 17 May 1782
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Plumb & Brown
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 5
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Messrs Plumb & Browne                                                           Newcas     17th May 1782

     Foster Lane  London


	I have the favour of your Letter of the 7th instant & have agreeable thereto Debited your account £318.4s.0d for the last Piece of Silver sent you.  I have this day drawn a Bill on you at 20 days date for £300 in favour of Messrs Bell Cookson & Co which I doubt not you will duly Honour and place to the Account of Sir Thomas Blackett Barot.     JEB

P.S. to Plumb & Brownes Letter   I have your favour of the 14th instt by this Post & observe that you gave me leave to Charge 6s.3 3/4 d p OZ for the last Piece of Silver but as I have carried it to Accot at 6s.3 1/2 d shall not make any Alteration at present tho I assure you the former Price was given by Mr Holmes.                      I am etc         JEB

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