Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Thomas Wall – 8 Jul 1778

Document Type: Letter
Date: 8 Jul 1778
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Thomas Wall
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 4
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Mr Thomas Wall    Paper Buildings                                       Newcas  8th July  1778

   Temple   London

Sir   I am favoured with your Letter of the 25th Ulto.  & observe that you have received £15 of Mr. Morrows being the 3rd payment due on their Bond which Sum you had placed to Sir John Trevelyans Account.  Mr. Ralph Heron Attorney in this place is concerned for Sir John Trevelyan & had his directions to advertise the Sale of Ord Estates & the Fisheries & to correspond  with you on this Occasion.  I understood Sir John had acquainted you with it.  Mr. Heron has wrote to you on the Subject to which I refer you.  Inclosed you have Messrs. Bell Cookson & Cos Bill on Castell Whately & Powell dated the 7th instant at One Month for Two Hundred Pounds to make the Quarterly Payments on Sir John Trevelyans Account from 30th June to 30 Septem[be]r next for which you will please to send me your Receipt as usual.  

      I am etc      J E B.  

                              £200 .  .                         Newcastle Bank  7th July  1778

            One Month after date pay to the Order of John Erasmus 

             Blackett Esqr.  Two hundred Pounds     Value received

						For Bell Cookson Carr  Self & Saint

To Messrs. Castell Whately  & Powell                               Jno.  Widdrington

                     London                            Pay the Contents to Mr 

  No. 8053                                            Thomas Wall or Order  

                                                             Value in Account

                                                                                     John E. Blackett

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