Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to William Darwin – 1 Aug 1775

Document Type: Letter
Date: 1 Aug 1775
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: William Darwin
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 4
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Mr Darwin     Hatton Street  London                              Newcas  1st August   1775

Sir     Inclosed you have Messrs. Bell Cookson & Cos draft on  Messrs. Castell & Co. at 35 d[ays] dated this day for Two hundred Pounds to make good the quarterly & other payments on Sir Walter Blacketts Account to 30 Septemr. next.  You will please to advise me on your Receipt of this Bill & let me have a Receipt as usual  _  I do not send you the exact Sum that will be wanted but can make the Alteration, necessary, in my next remittance     I am etc       JEB 

                              £200 . 0 . 0   Newcastle Bank              1st Augt.   1775

                     Thirty five Days 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                               John.  Widdrington

                        London                              Pay the Contents to Mr Wm

  No. 3575                                                 Alvey Darwin or Order Value

                                                                  in Account

by CP.                                                                      Jno E. Blackett

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