Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Thomas Wall – 1 Dec 1777

Document Type: Letter
Date: 1 Dec 1777
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Thomas Wall
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 4
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To  Mr Thomas Wall    Paper Buildings                                       Newcas  1st  Decr.  1777

   Temple   London

Sir     Your letters of the 28th Oco[be]r & the 11th Ult. I duly received     the latter inclosing Mr Darwins Letter & the two Bonds & Receipts.

     I do not understand what Mr Darwin means by saying that the preceeding Years Int[e]rest on his two Bonds was not fully discharged     I remitted Money to him for the Quarterly  Payments as usual which I understood was settled to 31st Decem[be]r 1776 for Sir W[alte]r Blackett always settled those Acco[un]ts himself with Mr Darwin,

     Inclosed you have Sir Thos. Blacketts Bond to Dr. Blackett for £2000 which you will please to deliver up to Dr. Blackett on his giving a Discharge on two Bonds of Sir W[alte]r Blacketts

      I must likewise desire that you will pay Dr. Blackett the Int[e]rest on said Bonds amounting to  £67 . 1s . 5d for which you have Receipts inclosed for him to sign     when this is done please inclose me the Bonds and Receipts     this will make an Alteration in your Quarterly Payments  _  You have likewise Messrs. Bell Cookson & Cos Bill  on Castell & Co.  at 20 d[ays] dated 29 Novem[be]r for £200 which when paid please to apply that Sum to the payment of two Legacys left by the late Sir W[alte]r Blackett to his Servants Matt[he]w Dixon & Rob[er]t White for which you have Receipts inclosed.  They are in Sir John Trevelyans Service.   JEB 

                   £200 . 0 . 0                           Newcastle Bank   29th  Novr.  1777

           Twenty Days after date Pay to the Order of John Blackett Esqr.  Two

           Hundred Pounds    Value received

						For Bell Cookson Carr Widdrington & Self 

To Messrs. Castell Whately  &                                                    Jos.  Saint

                     Powell    London                      Pay the Contents to Mr Thos.

  No. 6517                                                     Wall or Order  _ Value in Acco[un]t

                                                                                     John E. Blackett

                              £67 . 1 . 5                        Newcastle Bank    2nd  Decr.   1777

                     Fourteen Days after Date Pay to the Order of John E Blackett 

                  Esqr.  Sixty seven Pounds one Shilling & five pence   Value received

						For Bell Cookson Carr  Self & Saint

To Messrs. Hallifax Mills Glyn & Co                                 Jno.  Widdrington

              London                        Pay the Contents to Mr Thos. 

  No.  6518                                 Wall or Order   Value in Account

                                                                                     John E. Blackett

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