Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Thomas Wall – 30 Aug 1780

Document Type: Letter
Date: 30 Aug 1780
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Thomas Wall
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 4
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Mr Thomas Wall Temple                                                  Newcas  30th Augst  1780


Sir     I received your Favour of the 9th instant & observe that on settling your Account with Sir John Trevelyan to the 30th Sept. 1779 there was a Balance due to you of £169.2.6¾.    He has omitted mentioning this to me but inclosed you will receive a Bill drawn by Bell Cookson & Co on Castell & Co at 25 days date for that Sum     The hurry and Confusion of a disagreeable Canvass in this Town prevented my answering your Letter sooner.   You will please to send me an account of the several Payments that you are tpmake on Sir John Trevelyans Account for the future including Mrs. Gordons Intrest & Mrs. Fields Annuity & distinguishing those of each Quarter; at the same time you will acknowledge the Receipt of this Bill          I am etc  J E B.        

                              £169 . 2 . 7                        Newcastle Bank  30th  August  1780

Sir                Twenty five days pay to the Order of John Eras Blackett

                  Esqr.  One Hundred sixty nine Pounds two Shillings & seven 

                  pence    Value received

To Messrs. Castell Whately & Powell      For Bell Cookson Carr Widdrington &Self   

                London                                                                Jos. Saint

                                                   Pay the Contents to Mr Thos. Wall                     

  No. 14004                                or order      Value in Account

                                                                                 John E. Blackett

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