Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Thomas Wall – 14 Aug 1779

Document Type: Letter
Date: 14 Aug 1779
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Thomas Wall
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 4
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Mr Thomas Wall  Temple   London                       Newcas  14th  Augst   1779

Sir   Your Favour of the 6th Ult. I duly received     This serves to inclose youu a Bill drawn by Messrs. Bell Cookson & Co on Castell Whately & Powell dated 14th inst[ant] at 35 days date for £500 to enable you to pay Sir Edwd. Winningtons half Years Int[ere]st on the late Sir Walter Blacketts Bond & Mortgage for £25000 due the 6th instant.  When this Payment is made you will please to send me the Receipt as usual.      I am etc      J E B. 

                              £500 . 0 . 0                        Newcastle Bank  14th  Augst   1779

                     Thirty five Days after date Pay to the order of John Erasmus 

                  Blackett Esqr.  Five Hundred Pounds      Value received

                                                                    For Bell Cookson Carr  Self & Saint

To Messrs. Castell Whately & Powell                               

                     London                                     Pay the Contents to Mr Thomas

  No. 11251                                                     Wall or Order    Value in Account

                                                                                     John E. Blackett

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