Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Plumb & Brown – 24 Jul 1778

Document Type: Letter
Date: 24 Jul 1778
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Plumb & Brown
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 5
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To  Messrs Plumb & Browne  Goldsmiths                                     Newcastle  24th July 1778

         Foster Lane


	I have this day sent you by Francis Ridley the London Carrier a piece of fine Silver containing Nine Hundred and Eighty five Ounces which I desire you will place to Account with Sir Thomas Blackett Barot at the Market Price & advise me on your Receipt of It

                                                                                            I am Gentn etc          JEB


a pe fine Silver   qty  985 at        p oz

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