Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Robert Makepeace – 23 Aug 1777

Document Type: Letter
Date: 23 Aug 1777
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Robert Makepeace
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 4
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Mr Robt. Makepeace   Serle Street                                      Newcas.    23rd  Augt.  1777

Lincolns Inn   London

Sir     I hope you received the piece of fine Silver sent you the 15th instant of which you was advised.

     I desire you will be pleased to pay Lancelot Read Esqr.  of Hatton Wall £14 . 17s . 0d on my Account & then I have received an account of Silver sold you £118 . 6s . 4d for which your account has Credit  _  I shall soon draw a Bill on you for £500 on account of Sir John Trevelyan of which I shall advise you  & am etc     J E B.

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