Letters – John Erasmus Blackett to Henry Wilson – 30 Sep 1797

Document Type: Letters
Date: 30 Sep 1797
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Henry Wilson
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/5
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Sir H Wilson  Kn                                                                      Newcastle  Septr 30th 1797

              Pomfret  Yorkshire

Sir,	Your letter to Colonel Beaumont of the 25th inst was sent me by him, & it being on business, an answer by Deputy I hope may not give you offence.  One Thousand Pounds (a part of the £5000 on Mortgage from the late Sir Thomas Blackett to the late Mr William Wilson) shall be paid to you on the 1st Novemr by a Bill on London at ten days date (if agreeable to you) on your giving a proper discharge on the Mortgage Deed, which Mr Pearson informs me is in your possession.  Inclosed I send you Messrs Surtees & Burdon’s Bill on Barclay’s & Co for £125 being one half years interest of the £5000 on Mortgage, the receipt of which you will please to acknowledge to     Sir etc     J.E.B

        £125                                                    No  1318

                               Newcastle upon Tyne     30th Septr 1797

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

One Hundred & Twenty Five Pounds

                                                                  Value Received

Mess Barclays Tritton & Bevan                         Surtees Burdon & Co

                      Bankers    London
Includes Bill

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