Letter – Benjamin Paget to John Erasmus Blackett – 19 Oct 1796

Document Type: Letter
Date: 19 Oct 1796
Correspondent: Benjamin Paget
Recipient: John Erasmus Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 226 1
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inclosed is a Lottery Ticket and two Quarters   the Ticket £11..13..0 the Two quarters £6..2..0 total £17..15..0  which you have my best wishes may prove successful;  the Revd. Mr. Blacket has written to me and informed me of your late ill state of Health of which I hope you are perfectly recovered;  we have waited on Col. Beaumont who behaved with the greatest Politeness and Civility promising to give a Bill of ours to Mr. Beaumont & to deal with us, for your kindness in which Business we beg to return our due Acknowledgements.   Mr. <Lyon> desires to add his Respects to mine.

                    Your most Obedt. Servt.

                                    Benj Paget 

<France/Shonce>    Oct 19th 1796

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