Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Thomas Eyre – 25 Nov 1785

Document Type: Letter
Date: 25 Nov 1785
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Thomas Eyre
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 5
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Thos. Eyre Esqr.   Hassop                                            Newcastle    Novem.  25th. 1785

near Bakewell  Derbyshire

Sir       Mr I Silvertop has at length Agreed with Sir Thos. Blackett Mr Grey & Mr Fenwick for a Lease of their several shares of Stella Grand lease Colliery for the Term of 21 Years comm[enc]ing Xmas 1782.  I take the earliest opportunity of acquainting you with this, and at the same time of Conveying to you the Acknowledgements of those Gentlemen for the very Handsom treatment wch. they met with from you on the Application they made.     I am etc    John E Blackett

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