Letters – John Erasmus Blackett to Henry Wilson – 22 Oct 1797

Document Type: Letters
Date: 22 Oct 1797
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Henry Wilson
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/5
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Sir H Wilson                                                                  Newcastle  22d Octr 1797

  Chelsea Park Little Chelsea    London

Sir	I had the honour of your letter of the 14th Inst which I should have answered sooner had I not been called from Home.  Inclosed you will receive Surtees & Burdons Bill on Barclays & Co dated 14th Inst at Thirty days date for One Thousand Pounds, being in part payment of Sir Thomas Blacketts Bond & Mortgage to the late Wm Wilson Esqr for £5000  I enclose you a receipt which you will please to sign, & return to me;  It will be necessary that an endorsement should be made on the back of the Bond (which is in your Steward’s possession) of the receipt of this sum.

	Your handsome expressions towards me are very obliging

                                         I am with respect etc      J.E.B

        £1000                                                    No  1507

                               Newcastle upon Tyne     14th Octr 1797

              Thirty days after date pay to the order of John E Blackett Esqr

One Thousand Pounds                            Value Received

Mess Barclays Tritton & Bevan                         Surtees Burdon & Co

                      Bankers    London
Includes Bill

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