Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Robert Makepeace – 18 Apr 1777

Document Type: Letter
Date: 18 Apr 1777
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Robert Makepeace
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 4
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Mr Robt. Makepeace   Goldsmith                                     Newcas.  18 April  1777  

Serle Street  Lincolns Inn   London

Sir     I have this day sent you by Robert Cave the London Carrier a piece of fine Silver containing Eight hundred & two Ounces & an half which I desire you will place to account with Sir John Trevelyan Barot. at the Markett price & advise me on your Receipt of it.  I am etc     J E B.

a p[iec]e fine silver    q[uanti]ty 802½ oz  at      p[er] oz.

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