Letter – George Burnett to John Erasmus Blackett – 15 Jul 1798

Document Type: Letter
Date: 15 Jul 1798
Correspondent: George Burnett
Recipient: John Erasmus Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 211
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           Sunday 15 Noon


      Mr Blackett ordered me to keep this Letter open in hopes of receiving a Letter of this Days post from Mr Locke.

      I have just reced one & Mssrs Locke & Co agree to accept your Offer of 500 ps Lead 1/2 Ref & 1/2 Common @£14.10.0 payable in 6Months.

      Mr Blackett will write you more particularly in apost or two, in the interim if you will have the Goodness to forward the Tickets  you will oblige him

                                     I am Sir Yr very obedt Servt

                                            for Mr Chris Blackett

                                                Geo Burnett
on reverse of letter of 14 July 1798. Burnett was evidently C Blackett’s clerk

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