Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to William Darwin – 19 May 1773

Document Type: Letter
Date: 19 May 1773
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: William Darwin
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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Mr Wm Alvey Darwin  Hatton Street                                                 Newcas 19th May 1773

                         Holburn   London


	I received your Letter of the 11th instant & I have this day drawn a Bill on you on Sir Walter Blacketts Account at Twenty days date payable to Sir Edward Blackett Barot or order for Five hundred and nine pounds being in full for the Sum of Eight hundred Pounds for which you gave Sir Walter Blackett a Receipt first deducting £291 on Account of your Quarterly Payments to the 30th June next - This I hope will enable you to send me your Receipt for the amount of your quarterly Account.

	I left Sir Walter Blackett at Wallington yesterday he is much better - The damp weather we have retards Mr Richmonds Recovery.                   I am etc       John E Blackett

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