Letter – William Emm to John Erasmus Blackett – 11 May 1798

Document Type: Letter
Date: 11 May 1798
Correspondent: William Emm
Recipient: John Erasmus Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 213
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Dear Sir,

      Messrs. Drummonds having informed my Lord Bishop of Durham that Col. Beaumonts Agents had made no Remittances this Year on Account of the Lead Ores <Dues>; allow me to put you in mind of the nature of the Agreement by which the payments are to be made Quarterly and to request that you will order them to be punctually observed and all arrears paid as soon as possible.

      I am, with great respect, Dear Sir Your very obedt. Hble Servt.

      Willm. Emm

Auckland Castle May 11th 1798.
This letter is filed with papers from John Erasmus Blackett relating to the Bishop of Durham’s case against the Beaumonts heard between 1805-7.

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