Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Robert Makepeace – 20 Nov 1778

Document Type: Letter
Date: 20 Nov 1778
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Robert Makepeace
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 5
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Mr Robt Makepeace   Serle Street                                               Newcas  20th Novemr 1778

              Lincolns Inn   London


	On the 18th instant I drew a Bill on you at a months Date payable to Messrs Bell Cookson and Co for £266.7s.4d being the Amount for the last piece of Silver sent you.  I have no doubt of your paying due honour to my Bill.  Messrs Plumb & Browne have allowed 0 1/2 d an Ounce more than you have done for two pieces of Silver sent about the same time.                                 I am etc        JEB

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