Letter – John Trevelyan to John Erasmus Blackett – 14 Feb 1777

Document Type: Letter
Date: 14 Feb 1777
Correspondent: John Trevelyan
Recipient: John Erasmus Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 232
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Sir John Trevelyan

London Febry 14. 1777

With an Account of my valuable Friend Sir Walter Blackett’s Death

							London Feb: 14. 1777 Friday


This evening about ten o’clock, our friend Sir W. [William] Blackett made his exit; it came the more unexpected, as he was much better an hour or two before. Pray acquaint my Bror. with the above, the Recorder, Mr. <Mosely>, and his intimate friends.

I am Dear Sir Your friend & serv’t

Jn. Trevelyan
NRO ZBL 232. Extract from a larger collection of letters from Trevelyan to JEB between 1777 and 1803. The PDF of this single letter from that collection is included with the transcripts from NRO ZBL 231

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