Letter – Luke Noble to John Erasmus Blackett – 16 Apr 1781

Document Type: Letter
Date: 16 Apr 1781
Correspondent: Luke Noble
Recipient: John Erasmus Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 226 1
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Bretton  16th April 1781


I received both your Letters and have one from Sir Thomas wherein he mentions having recd a Letter from you inclosing a Bill for £450.   I shall send a Box of pine Apples to Ferrybridge on Thursday next to go by the Newcastle Coach so hope you will receive 'em on Friday Evening.  they are but small as indeed they generally are at this Season of the year but you shall have the best.    - I am glad to hear you will sell Lead at so good a price  I wish you a Continuance of a great Demand.   I am Sir, your most Obedt. Servant

                                              Luke Noble

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