Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Robert Makepeace – 1 Apr 1778

Document Type: Letter
Date: 1 Apr 1778
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Robert Makepeace
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 4
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Mr. Makepeace Serle Street    Lincolns Inn               Newcas  1st April  1778


Sir     I am favoured with your Letter of the 27th Ult[im]o advising me of the Receipt of the Piece of fine Silver for which you allow 6s 1½d p[er] Ounce which is  0½d an Oz. less than we have for a piece sent to Messrs Plumb & Browne at the same time.

    Your Bill on Mr. Grieve is paid & in about a Month I shall draw on you for the Balance advising you of the same     I am etc                       J E B.

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