Letter – Mark Skelton to John Erasmus Blackett – 16 Jul 1792

Document Type: Letter
Date: 16 Jul 1792
Correspondent: Mark Skelton
Recipient: John Erasmus Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 211
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      Birthwait Wakef[iel]d July 16 1792


Mr Bosville’s arrived at Bretton yesterday afternoon & the will was read, Mr Beaumont has Bretton, Hexham & the Lead Mines &c, Mr Bosville Gunnerton etc, I will write to you fully in a few Days & get a Copy of the Will made out.

I am Sir yr. very Obt. Servt. 

M. Skelton

Mr Blackett

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