Letters – John Erasmus Blackett to Richard Masters & Co – 6 Sep 1796

Document Type: Letters
Date: 6 Sep 1796
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Richard Masters & Co
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/5
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Riche Masters Esq & Co                                                          Newcastle  6th Septr 1796

                      Bankers   London

Gentn	Inclosed you will receive a Bill drawn by Mess Surtees Burdon & Co on Mess Glyn & Co at Forty days dated this day for Two Hundred & Thirty One Pounds Five Shillings to pay a Quarter of a Years Composition for the Lott Ore of Weardale Lead Mines due the 26th Ult to The Lord Bishop of Durham from T R Beaumont Esqr.  Please to advise on your Receipt of the same                                      I am etc               J.E.B

        £231-5s--                                                    No  16221

                                                              Newcastle upon Tyne  Septr 6th 1796

              Forty days after date pay to the order of J E 

Blackett Esqr   Two Hundred and Thirty One Pounds, 5/-

                                                                     Value received

To Mess Glyn, Mills, Halifax & Co

                   Bankers    London                       Surtees Burdon & Co
Includes Bill

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