Letters – John Erasmus Blackett to Lionel Self – 12 Feb 1796

Document Type: Letters
Date: 12 Feb 1796
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Lionel Self
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/5
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Lionel Self Junr Esqr                                                              Newcastle  12th Feby 1796


Sir	I Have been from home for some days which is the cause of your not having an Answer to your letter of the 6th Inst:  I observe what you say respecting the Prices of Rye & Barley which I think very high, the former above this Markett at present; on which account I shall decline making any Purchase at this time having a sufficient quantity for the Miners for two Months.  I am much obliged to you for your information & am with regard

                                                                                                 Sir   Yours etc     J.E.B

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