Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Plumb & Brown – 5 Jul 1777

Document Type: Letter
Date: 5 Jul 1777
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Plumb & Brown
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 4
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Messrs Plumb & Browne  Goldsmiths                              Newcas  5th July  1777

   Foster Lane   London

Gentn.        I have this day sent you by Thos Jennings the London Carrier Two pieces of fine Silver, in a Box, containing together One Thousand seven Hundred & Seventy two Ounces & an half which I desire you will place to Account with Sir John Trevelyan Barot. at the Markett Price and advise me on your Receipt of Them        I am etc                       J E B. 

a p[iec]e Silver q[uantit]y 1097 ½  at p[er] oz.

and p[iec]e do.  q[uantit]y  675     at   d[itt]o 

                            1772 ½ 

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