Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Robert Makepeace – 28 Sep 1777

Document Type: Letter
Date: 28 Sep 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.  28th  Sept.  1777  

Lincolns Inn   London

I am favoured with your Letter of the 16th instant inclosing three Bills amounting to £122 19s 0d     I shall keep them in my hands till due but I hope you will not take it amiss should I return them soon after as it is quite out of my Way to take these kind of Bills in Payment     I have not heard from Mr Wilkinson with respect to the Payment of the Money     I sent you yesterday by Thomas Jennings the London Carrier a piece of fine Silver containing Nine Hundred & Twenty two Ounces which I desire you will place to Account with Sir John Trevelyan Baro[ne]t at the Markett Price & advise me on your Receipt of it.  I am etc  J E B. 

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