Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Thomas Blackett – 2 Jun 1786

Document Type: Letter
Date: 2 Jun 1786
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Thomas Blackett
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 5
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Sir Thos. Blackett  Bart.                                              Newcastle    June 2nd. 1786

Bretton - Yorkshire

Dear Sir       Inclosed I send you a Bill drawn by Bell Carr & Co. on Castell & Co. dated the 23rd inst. at a Months date for £1000. the receipt of wch. you will please to acknowledge.  I received Mr Noble’s letters of the 5th and 12th inst. with a drawing of a Machine for Grinding Bones for which I am obliged to him.  I have given directions to Mr Forster & Mr Dickinson to use their endeavours to Preserve the Game on your Liberty as much as possible as several Persons will make inroads on you during the first week knowing that you are not in the Country.    The State of the Mines are much the same as when I last wrote to you nor have I made any Sales of Consequence since that time.                   I am etc    John E Blackett

               £1000                                         Newcastle Bank  23rd  June 1786  

                One Month after date pay to the Order of John Erasmus Blackett Esq.  

                 One Thousand Pounds                          Value received

                                                                        For Bell Carr Cookson Widdrington & Co

To  Messrs Castell Powell Sumner & Co                                    Jas. Wilkinson           

                London                                    Pay the Contents to the order of Sir Thos.   

No  8575                                                    Blackett  Bart. Value in Acct. 

                                                                                                         John E. Blackett

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