Letters – John Erasmus Blackett to Messrs Drummond – 16 Jul 1799

Document Type: Letters
Date: 16 Jul 1799
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Messrs Drummond
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/5
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Messrs Drummond.                                                            Newcastle  16 July 1799

Bankers  London

Gentn.        Inclosed you will receive a Bill drawn by Messrs Surtees Burdon & Co. on Messrs Barclays & Co. at Forty Days dated the 16th Inst  for Four Hundred & Sixty Two Pounds Ten Shillings,  to pay half a Year’s Comp[ositio]n for the Lot Ore of Weardale Leadmines due the 26th Aug. to My Lord Bishop of Durham from Col. Beaumont    Please to advise me on your receipt of the same                               I am etc  J E B

               £462 .10.   No. 7425                         Newcastle upon Tyne   15th  July   1799

                Forty Days after Date pay to the Order of J E Blackett Esq.   

No 30      Four Hundred & Sixty Two Pounds Ten Shillings

Messrs. Barclays & Co.                            Value rec[eiv]ed 

         Bankers   London                                             Surtees Burdon & Co.
Includes bill

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