Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to William Darwin – 5 Jan 1773

Document Type: Letter
Date: 5 Jan 1773
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: William Darwin
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To Mr Willm Alvey Darwin                                                                 Newcas 5th Janry 1773

       Hatton Street  London


	Inclosed you have Messrs Bell & Cos bill on Hallifax & Co for One hundred & fifty seven Pounds ten Shillings to enable you to pay Mr Thurloes half years Composition for Weardale Tithe Ore due the 22d instant - You will please to advise me of the Receipt of the Bill & when Mr Thurloe is paid send me a proper Receipt from him.  I shall in a few Posts send you Bills for Sir Edward Winningtons half years Interest and for your quarterly Payments - Sir Walter Blackett is well and Mr Richmond no worse tho’ the severe Weather we have pinches him much - I wish you many happy returns of the Season & I am etc  J.E.B

£157.10.0   Newcastle Bank  4 Janry  1774

Fifteen Days after date Pay to the Order of John Erasmus Blackett Esqr One hundred & Fifty seven Pounds ten Shillings value received For Bell Cookson Carr Self & Saint Jno Widdrington

To Messrs Hallifax Mills Glyn & Mitton London                           

Pay the Contents to Mr William Alvey Darwin or order Value in Account John E Blackett

No 1573   

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