Letter – Mark Skelton to John Erasmus Blackett – 25 Apr 1793

Document Type: Letter
Date: 25 Apr 1793
Correspondent: Mark Skelton
Recipient: John Erasmus Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 211
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      London Apr 25th 1793

Dr Sir

      Mr Beaumont desires me to inform you that part of the Cash will be sent down by this Nights Mail. Mr Beaumont sets off tomorrow with more so the rest will come by Tomorrow’s mail, so that the whole may be expected to arrive next Sunday.

      I hope you have got better of your cold & am Dr. Sir Yrs. Sinc.y

      M Skelton

There will be 15,000£ in Cash

                                                £15,000 – paid to Smith & Co

                                                £15,000 – Mr Beaumont is bringing down

PS and the remaining £15,000 will be paid on the 15th May, as was mentioned: to Messrs Hammersley’s

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