Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Thomas Blackett – 13 Dec 1778

Document Type: Letter
Date: 13 Dec 1778
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Thomas Blackett
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 5
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Sir Thos Blackett Barot  Bretton                                                          Newcas 13th Decr 1778


Dear Sir

	Mr Bell was with me Yesterday, he could only get £650 which Sum he paid me on Account of Hexham Rents and I shall bring a Bill or Bills with me to that Amount.  Mr Bell expects he shall be able to pay me about £600 more the Middle of January which shall be remitted to you if you think proper.

	I hope to be with you the 19th instant & am etc.  ps. I have had a Letter from Mr Francis Scott about the Price of Lead etc which I have answered.      I am etc     JEB

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