Letters – John Erasmus Blackett to Messrs Hammersley – 30 Jul 1799

Document Type: Letters
Date: 30 Jul 1799
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Messrs Hammersley
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/5
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Messrs Hammersley                                               Newcastle  30th July   1799

Bankers Pall Mall  London

Gentn.      Inclosed I send you Messrs Surtees Burdon & Cos. Bill on Barclays Tritton & Bevan dated the 15th July at 30 Days date  for Two Thousand Eight Hundred & Seventy Pounds which is on account of Thomas Rd. Beaumont Esq. and which Sum you are desired to pay on the 17th Augt. next to Sir Henry Wilson late of Pomfret but now of Chelsea Park Executor of the late _____ Wilson Esq. in discharge of the remaining Sum due on a Bond & Mortgage of the late Sir Thomas Blackett Bart. to the late Mr William Wilson Esqr. for Five Thousand Pounds.  Sir Henry Wilson’s receipt must be on a two shillings Stamp which I enclose for £2800  (the remainder of the Principal Sum) & £70 for One half Year’s Interest which becomes due on the 17th Aug. next, but the Bond must be delivered up & likewise the Mortgage Deed which you will be pleased to send down by the Mail Coach directed to me at this place for the Inspection of Col. Beaumont’s Council that they may be enabled to prepare the Reconveyance.  I have acquainted Sir Henry Wilson that a remittance would be made to you for the above purpose, his Bankers are Mess. Snow & Co: Strand.                

      I am Gentn. etc      J E B

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