Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Thomas Wall – 27 Dec 1777

Document Type: Letter
Date: 27 Dec 1777
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Thomas Wall
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 4
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Mr Thomas Wall    Paper Buildings                                       Newcas  27th Decemr.  1777

   Temple   London

Sir     Your favour of the 16th instant I received     I inclosed you no other Bills in my last than one for £200 to pay the Legacys to two of Sir John Trevelyans Servants     the other for £67 . 1s . 5d to pay Doctor Blacketts Int[e]rest due n the late SWB's Bonds for £2000     It was a mistake in me writing you that Doctor Blacketts int[e]rest was in the quarterly Payments.   That Gentleman I imagine is now in London & has Lodgings in Buckingham Street York Buildings     Early next month I shall remit you two Bills of £500 each; one of them to pay Sir Edward Winningtons int[e]rest the other on account of Sir John Trevelyan & likewise another Bill for £186 . 13s . 0d to make your Quarterly Payments.   

I am etc                J E B.

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