Letters – John Erasmus Blackett to Messrs Makepeace & Sons – 1 Jun 1796

Document Type: Letters
Date: 1 Jun 1796
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Messrs Makepeace & Sons
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/5
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Messrs Makepeace & Sons                                                           Newcastle    1st June 1796

   Serle Street Lincoln’s Inn Fields London

Gentlemen	By desire of Coll Beaumont I have sent you by Jackson’s & Potts the London Carriers a P[iec]e fine Silver containing Fifteen Hundred & Nineteen Ounces, which I desire that you’ll place to account with him at the Markett Price and advise me on your Receipt of it.  I am desired by Coll Beaumont to inform you that it will be agreeable to him to Supply you with as much fine Silver as will compleat the Service of Plate, you allowing him the Markett Price for it, and on settling the Accounts to deduct the Sum you mention from your Estimate                                     I am etc                 J.E.B

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