Letters – Bishop of Lincoln to John Erasmus Blackett – 27 Oct 1783

Document Type: Letters
Date: 27 Oct 1783
Correspondent: Bishop of Lincoln
Recipient: John Erasmus Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 209
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Sir 										London

									October 27 1783

	Being informed that you have the management of Sir Thos Blackett's Money matter relating to his Lead-mines in the Parish of Stanhope, I make this application to you for the payment of half a year's Tythe, due to me on the 14th last August, amounting to the sum of £157, 10    This money has always been paid by Mr Thomas's agent into Childs shop where a Receipt is left; and hither to with the utmost punctuality.

	If I have been misdirected in making this Application, you will, I hope excuse it; and do me the favour to inform me of the name of the Person who is employed in this business; or will be kind enough to oblige me with Mr Thomas Blackett's address.  Your speedy answer, direct to the Bishop of Lincoln, at the Deanery, ST Paul's London will much oblige, 

Sir your most obedient and humble servant 	Thos Lincoln. 

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