Letter – Thomas Crawhall to John Erasmus Blackett – 8 Oct 1794

Document Type: Letter
Date: 8 Oct 1794
Correspondent: Thomas Crawhall
Recipient: John Erasmus Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 222
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Coalcleugh Octor. 8th 1794


	Not receiving Mr Straker’s letter of the 29th Sepr. ‘till the 5th Inst. prevented me for getting you any Game in time, have sent you a brace by Jams. Johnson, which you’ll Please to accept.  As I understand that Mr Isaac Hunter have left your Office at Newcastle, shall make free to request the favour of my son succeeding him, have sent you Inclosed a Specimen of his Writing, which if approved off, I doubt not but his other abilities will give satisfaction if you’ll please to make a trial of him you will very much oblige.

			Sir Your Most Hble & Obedt. Servt.

					Thos. Crawhall  

[addressed to:] J E Blackett, Newcastle
Thomas Crawhall senior. Subsequent letters in this collection are from his son, who was appointed to the post in the office in Newcastle under John Erasmus Blackett

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