Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to William Darwin – 13 Apr 1777

Document Type: Letter
Date: 13 Apr 1777
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: William Darwin
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 4
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Mr Darwin    Greys Inn                                            Newcas  13th  April  1777


Sir    I received your Letter of the 4th instant acknowledging the Receipt of a Bill for £700 on Sir John Trevelyans account and desiring a Remittance on account of the Quarterly Payments     Inclosed you have Messrs. Bell Cookson & Cos bill on Messrs.  Castell Whately & Powell for Three hundred & Twenty Pounds to enable you to make the Quar[ter]ly Payments on account of Sir John Trevelyan from the 1st April to 30 June next for which you will please to send me your Receipt as usual     I apprehend it will be necessary that I should come up to Town about this disagreeable Business of the Petition; in which Case I shall be in London on Sunday morning the 20th     Mr John Graham will come with me & my Brother Sir Edwd. Blackett will take Lodgings for me in Bond Street  _  The Box with the Writings came safe  _  P.S. By this days Post I received your Letter of the 10th instant with a Receipt for Sir Edwd. Winningtons half Years Int[e]rest due the 6th February last.      I am etc    J E B.

                              £320 . 0 . 0                        Newcastle Bank  11th  April  1777

                     Twenty days after Date Pay to the order of John Erasmus Blackett Esqr.  

                  Three hundred & Twenty Pounds    Value received

						For Bell Cookson Carr  Self & Saint

To Messrs. Castell Whately  & Powell                               Jno.  Widdrington

                     London                                     Pay the Contents to Mr William

  No. 5640                                                     Alvey Darwin or Order Value

                                                                      in Account

                                                                                     Jno. E. Blackett

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