Letters – John Erasmus Blackett to Westgarth Forster – 1 Dec 1796

Document Type: Letters
Date: 1 Dec 1796
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Westgarth Forster
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/5
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Mr Westgarth Forster                                                           Newcastle    1st Decr 1796


I am not a little surprized that you have not paid the Ballance of your Account with Mr Beaumont, & likewise the Money that you have in your hands belonging to the Club at Allenheads According to your promise; I am directed by Mr Beaumont to acquaint you that unless you do it before the 25th Inst or give good security, for the amount, that measures will be taken to enforce the Payment.                         I am etc   J.E.B

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