Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Thomas Richard Beaumont – 12 Dec 1801

Document Type: Letter
Date: 12 Dec 1801
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Thomas Richard Beaumont
Archive Source: TWA DF.HUG 149
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Colonel Beaumont						Newcastle 12th. Decr. 1801

Bretton, Wakefield Yorkshire

Dr. Sir

      Since my Letter to you of the 11th. I have made a Sale of 10,000 ps. Lead to the several Buyers, one half refined at 25£ p[er] Fothr. payable in six Months; I shall probably sell 1,500 or 2,000 ps. more in the Course of this Month.-

      I this day received from Mr. C. Blackett, Bills amounting to 12,000£..payable at 1,2,3 & 4 Months which are paid to Messrs. Surtees Burdon & Co. – 

Thos. Crawhall goes tomorrow with Subsistence for the Several Mines & Lead Mills.  I am &c. – J.E.B.

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