Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to William Tweedale – 1 Apr 1799

Document Type: Letter
Date: 1 Apr 1799
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: William Tweedale
Archive Source: AE misc letters
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      Newcastle 1st. April 1799

Mr. William Twedale

      You would receive a letter by the last post from Mr. Bell from this place since which I received a letter from Col. Beaumont saying that in your statement of his Yorkshire Income that you had omitted a Farm of £144 pp Ann of which he had acquainted you.

      It will be necessary that the Return you make of the Amount of Col. Beaumont’s Income (of which you shall be informed) to the Assessors should be signed by him, or by you as his Agent specifying the several Names & ages of his Children for whom he claims an allowance & stating that he makes his option of making the Payments at Hexham in Northd. The said return to be enclosed, sealed up & directed to the Commissioners of Income. The statement of Col. Beaumont’s Income & it must be delivered to the Assessor in your Division not later than Friday the 5th. inst. If anything has been omitted let me know by the return of post. I am

      Your Humb. Servant

      John E. Blackett

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