Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Samuel Rolleston – 31 Jul 1776

Document Type: Letter
Date: 31 Jul 1776
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Samuel Rolleston
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 4
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Samuel Rolleston Esqr.  Old Alresford                                     Newcas  31st   July 1776


Sir     Inclosed you have an Accot.  of the Intrest due on Sir Walter Blackett’s Bond & Notes to the late Major Carr amounting to £27 & likewise a Bill on London for that Sum; when Miss Carr & you have signed the Receipt you will please to return it me.     Sir Walter Blackett desires me to acquaint you that the Bond & Notes amounting to £1200 will be paid off & that he will make it convenient to you & the Ladies so that you may have the Money any time you please within twelve Months.     I desire you will let me know what time will be agreeable to you.     My daughters who are with me at present join with me in respects & best wishes to Mrs Rolleson Miss Carr and yourself.

    Sir Walter Blackett desires his best Compliments.           I am etc               J E B

                              £27 . 0 . 0                        Newcastle Bank  29th  July   1776

                     Twenty days after Date Pay to the order of John Erasmus Blackett Esqr.  

                      Twenty seven Pounds    Value received

						For Bell Cookson Carr  Self & Saint

To Messrs. Hallifax Mills  & Co                                                     Jno.  Widdrington

                     London                                     Pay the Contents to Samuel

  No. 4627                                                     Rolleston Esqr.   or Order Value

                                                                      in Accot

                                                                                     John E. Blackett

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