Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Thomas Wall – 4 May 1782

Document Type: Letter
Date: 4 May 1782
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Thomas Wall
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 4
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Mr Thomas Wall       Temple                                                  Newcastle  4th May  1782


Sir    Inclosed you will receive a Bill drawn by Bell Cookson & Co on Castell Whately & Powell at 20 d[ays] dated 3rd  instant for £300 to make the quarterly Payments on Sir John Trevelyans Account from 31st March last to 30th June next for which you will please to send me your Receipt as usual.  I am to pay Dr. Dechairs Son Mr. Blackett Dechair £1000 in June next on the late Sir Walter Blacketts Bond & the necessary Discharges being given me.   Dr. Dechair wants the Money to be paid in London but I cannot do it without the Particular Directions of Sir John Trevelyan .             I am etc  J E B.

                              £300 .  .                         Newcastle Bank  3rd  May  1782

                     Twenty Days after Date Pay to the order of John Erasmus 

                  Blackett  Esqr.  Three Hundred Pounds    Value received

                                                              For Bell Cookson Carr Self & Saint

To Messrs. Castell Whately &                               Jno.  Widdrington

         Powell      London                   Pay the Contents to Mr Thos.

  No. 18840                                      Wall or order Value in


                                                                 John E. Blackett

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