Letters – John Erasmus Blackett to Thomas Richard Beaumont – 29 Mar 1799

Document Type: Letters
Date: 29 Mar 1799
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Thomas Richard Beaumont
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/5
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Colonel Beaumont                                                 Newcastle   29 March 1799

Portman Square  London

D[ea]r Sir        I was favoured with your letter of the 22nd Inst. inclosing the Names and Ages of your Children; I have since received the Income Act, but I have not had the Pleasure of hearing from you respecting the making a return of the Amount of your Income to the North Commissioners, neither have I received such Account of your Income from your Yorkshire Property etc. to enable me to make such return; Mr Bell’s business prevents his being with me before Monday, at which time we shall make a statement of such parts of your Income as we may from the Information  before us be enabled to do, & take the necessary steps on that occasion.   My Brother wishes to have the business concluded respecting the Collieries, & I understand from Mr Bell that he waits for your directions.    I am etc, J E B

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