Letters – John Erasmus Blackett to Henry Errington – 2 Oct 1798

Document Type: Letters
Date: 2 Oct 1798
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Henry Errington
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/5
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Henry Errington Esqr                                                                      NCastle    2d Octr 1798

       Stable Yard    London

Sir	I am desired by Mr Beaumont to answer your letter of the _ Ulto respecting Longage & Wallfell Collieries (which in the Rental are termed St Johnlee & St Oswalds Collieries rented by Henry Tulip;)  On application being made by Sir Edward Blackett to the late Sir Thomas Blackett some Year’s since for a lease of those Collieries at the expiration of the subsisting lease, he had Sir Thomas Blackett’s promise which has been confirmed by Mr Beaumont, but for your accomodation Sir Edward Blackett waves the Promise offer respecting Wall fell Colliery & takes a lease of Longage Colliery  which meets with Mr Beaumonts approbation                                          I am with respect etc    J.E.B

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