Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Robert Wilkie – 5 Sep 1785

Document Type: Letter
Date: 5 Sep 1785
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Robert Wilkie
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 4
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Robert Wilkie Esqr.                                                        Newcastle Sept. 5th 1785

Ladythorn  near Berwick

Dear Sir     I wrote to you the __  June last to wch. I refer you.  I am desired by Sir John Trevelyan to acquaint you that he is willing to dispose of his Estate of West & Middle Ord for £11,000 & the Fisheries for £6800 & will be glad to treat with you & Mr. Selby for the same.          I am etc                       John E. Blackett  

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