Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Thomas Richard Beaumont – 4 Apr 1794

Document Type: Letter
Date: 4 Apr 1794
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Thomas Richard Beaumont
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 5
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Colonel Beaumont                                                                          Newcastle 4th April 1794

         Wakefield  Yorkshire

Dear Sir	Your Favor of the 31st Ulto was forwarded to me at Morpeth where I have been staying with my Daughter Collingwood for a few days.

	The next Week we shall pay the Tradesmens Bills for the Mines, Subsistence for the Workmen, the Candle Bills and the Compositions which altogether may amount to about £10,000; about 8000£ of which will be wanted wch I shall take up at Messrs Surtees & Burdon’s Bank; near £60000 will be required to make the several Mine and Mill Pays for 15 Months of which £18,000 should be in Cash; the Lead Stewards will be down the next Week when I shall be able to give you more exact information.                                   I am etc    J.E.B

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