Messrs Cox Payser & Co
I beg reference to Mr Backhouse Lrs (letters) to you of the 11th and 13th inst advising the shipment of 84 Casks of Litharge to Messrs Sigars & Co and 17 Casks to your order at Gainsbro. On the other side I hand you Invoice of weight of 17 Casks shipped on board the Britain Captain Wise to your address in London and above Invoice of the whole 118 Casks. The shipping Charges of the above 118 Casks amount to £2-18s –which may as well remain unsettled un
Finlay Hodgson & Co London Nov 16 1833
I am favoured with your letter of the 13th inst covering the sale of a piece of fine Silver and the payment of the net proceeds after deducting £19.10.6 in Account of Mr<K… Trout> Esq to Mr Beaumonts credit with Glynn & Co. I have received instructions from Cox Payser & Co to weigh off the 2000 P[iece]s Lead which they wish to remain on the Wharf for the present but to pay for it deducting 2 1/2 per Cent Discount as we could
Messrs Finlay Hodgson & Co London Nov 23 1833
I have duly rec[eived] your esteemed fav[our] of the 20th inst advising the sale of a piece of fine Silver and Payment of the net Proceeds am[ountin]g to £439.14.8 to Mr B[eaumon]ts credit at Glynns & Co. BJ
Finlay Hodgson & Co 24 Nov 1833
I had the pleasure to address you yesterday & am this morning favoured with your lre (letter) of the 22nd Inst advising the rec[eip]t of £527-1- from Messrs Cox Payser & Co for Lith[earge] & pay[ment] of the same to Mr B[eaumon]ts credit at Glyn & Co. I also note your further Receipt of £1969-4/- from the same parties in 11 Bills three of which value £215 are due, & paid to Mr B[eaumon]ts credit at Glyn & Co
Jos[ia]h Blogs Esq Nov 30th 1833
In answer to your letter of the 28th Inst our present prices of WB Litharge is £15/10 per ton deliverd at Blaydon.
The shipping charges will be 31/- for each fifty Casks & the same charge would be made for any less quantity.
I am Sir BJ
Tho[ma]s Key Esq Nov 30th 1833
I have duly rec[eived] your letter of the 15 Inst advising the payments of £411.5.9 to Messrs Finlay & Co to be placed to the credit of the Lon[don] Works. If Messrs Grace & Freeman are correct in the copy of the invoice under date of trhe 8 March it is clear Mr Backhouse must have made a mistake in making it out. The weight should be 455 “ “7 and not 445 “ “7 The money statement in the invoice is correct & you must please to
Finlay & Co 30th Nov 1833
I have duly rec[eived] your letters of the 23rd & 27th Inst advising the payment of £586.5.2 to Mr B[eaumon]ts credit at Glyns arising from the sale of a piece of Silver and [£]290-11-10 rec[eived] from Grace & Co on A/C of 300 P[iece]s Ref[ined]Lead.
I am glad to hear you have made a Sale to Maltby & Co of 10,000 P[iece]s & await the usual copy of Contract.
I have sold 2000 P[iece]s to Locke Blackett & Co on the same terms.
30th November 1833
I am fav[oure]d with your letter of the 28 Inst this morning covering Messrs Maltbys contract for the 10,000 P[iece]s Lead of which Mr Crawhall has this day shipped 1,800 P[iece]s and will ship the same q[uanti]ty next week.
Mr Key states in his letter of the 15th that he has paid to you a cheque for [£]411-5-9 to Mr Beaumonts Credit to be placed to the credit of the Lon[don] works. You do not mention that payment in your letters written since that date. I has t
Messrs Finlay Hodgson & Co London Dec 4th 1833
I am favoured with your letter of the 2nd inst enclosing Mr Keys with 18 Bills amounting to £1167-15-9 which with £1877-11-2 paid to you by Cheque is carried to the credit of Mr Beaumonts London Works. BJ
Tho[ma]s Key Esq London Dec 4th 1833
I beg to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of of the 2nd inst enclosing 18 Bills am[ountin]g to £1167..15..9 which with £1877..11..2 paid by Cheque to Messrs F[inla]y & H[odgson] is carried to the credit of Mr B[eaumon]ts London Works. BJ
Messrs Walker Parker & Co Newcastle Dec 5th 1833
I am this day advised by Messrs Finlay Hodgson & Co of your having paid them £4363-13-2 to be carried to the Credit of your Acc[oun]t with TWBeaumont Esq
I am also advised of your having purchased of the same Party 10,000 P[iece]s WB Lead and enclose an Order for the delivery of the same. BJ
Messrs Finlay Hodgson & Co London Dec 5th 1833
I have received your letter of the 3rd inst advising the receipt of £4363-14-2 from Messrs Walker Parker & Co and Payment of the same to to Mr Beaumonts credit at Glyns & Co. I note your sale of 10,000 P[iece]s to Walkers Parker & Co and hand you a statement of our Stocks at Blaydon. Should you effect a further sale of 10,000 P[iece]s to <there> <Parties> as you anticipate I beg to call your attention to our Stoc
Messrs Finlay Hodgson & Co London Dec 7th 1833
I have to advise you of having yesterday forwarded to your address as usual by Jackson & Co Waggon a Piece of fine silver weighing 1642 3/4 Ounces which you will please to dispose of to the best advantage. BJ
Finlay & Co Dec 9th 1833
I beg to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 6th inst enclosing Walker & Cos contracts for 20000 P[iece]s of Lead. I have this day sold to Messrs Locke Blackett & Co 3,000 P[iece]s One half Ref[ined] Selected & One half Com[mon] including 1/10 Slag at £14/10 & £15. Also to James & Co 2200Ref[ine]d at £15 & 800 Com[mon] at £14/10 usual credit from date of Contract.
I shall not make any further
Grace & Freemen Dec 9th 1833
Annexed I hand you Inv[oice] of 300P[iece]s WB Ref[ine]d Lead of the first quality shipped on board the Galena J[oh]n Cooper Master, which I trust will shortly be safely with you.
The ship has been detained since Saturday by the weather, but I think she will get away today.
I am Sir GB
Sir Dec 9th 1833
Above I hand you Invoice of Twenty Casks of WB Litharge, the quality of which I trust will be satisfactory.
I also beg to inform you that the price of WB Litharge has this day been advanced to £16..10/- per ton. I am Sir GB
Finlay Hodgson & Co London Dec 12th 1833
I am favoured with your letter of the 9th and 10th inst advising the Payment of £1000 to Mr B[eaumont]s credit at Glyns & Co on account of Bills rec[eived] from Cox Payser & Co.
I am glad you have effected a Sale to Locke & Co and have induced them to take one half of the ref[ine]d Lead of the Ordinary quality. I fear you will not be able to make your Sales generally in this proportion but it is very desireable whe
M[essrs] Locke & Co London Dec 12th 1833
At Mr Hodgsons request, I beg to inform you that the estimated value of the 10,000 P[iece]s of WB Lead you have purchased of him will be £4044-10-
Thos Key Limehouse Dec 14th 1833
Your letter of the 3rd inst was not forwarded to me for some days or you should have heard from me sooner. I am glad Messrs Grace & Co have so willingly met the error in the invoice. I am advised by Mr Hodgson of your having purchased of him 3000 P[iece]s Ordinary Ref[ine]d Lead, and at the same price Viz £15 p[er fodder. Mr Crawhall called upon me yesterday and I then stated to him in that we would not deliver any selected refined Lead before th
Messrs Finlay Hodgson & Co London
I am favoured with your letter of 11th inst advising the receipt of £1542-14 from Mr W[ilia]m Parker and payment of the same to Mr B[eaumon]ts credit at Glyn & Co. On the <annexed> sheet I send you a statement of our stock of Lead at the Blaydon and the Mills by which you will see that there is a considerable deficiency to meet our present sales. There will however be little difficulty in effecting it before the purchasers require the deliver
Messrs Finlay & Co Dec 17 1833
Inclosed I hand you Reads unpaid Acceptance bearing Mr Keys Endorsement value as under-
Bill 20 .. ..
Costs .. 19 .4
To which I will thank you to do the needful.
I am Sir GB
P.S. As this Bill was transmitted through you I prefer its taking the same course back to direct transmission to Mr Key.
Messrs W[ilia]m Ferry & Co Gateshead Dec 19 1833
Above I hand you renewed Invoice of 12 Casks WB Litharge due in bank 1st Sept :- Cash and bearing Int[erest] at 5 per cent from that date. I will thank you to send a c
Cheque or call and discharge the Am[oun]t in the course of the present week.
Rob[er]t Lucas Chance Esq Birmingham Dec 19th 1833
I beg leave to call your attention to the Amount due from you to the Ex[ecutor]s of the late Mrs Beaumont amounting to £620-19-7 due the 30th June 1831. You will oblige me by stating when we may expect it to be paid. BJ
Dear Sir 20 Dec 1833
Herewith you have a quantity of forms for making out the Statement of the Stock of Lead on hand at Blaydon to the close of last week. Two of which you will be kind enough to fill up & forward here every Monday Morning.
Please inform me tomorrow what q[uantit]y of Ref[ine]d Slag Lead you have at present on hand.
Yours Sir GB
John Stagg Esq Stockton Dec 21 1833
I was prevented answering your letter yesterday being absent from Newcastle.
We have but 450 Pieces Refined Slag Lead but can make of 500 next week which I shall be glad to sell to you at £15.10 per fod[der]. 500 Common at the same price and 1000 P[iece]s Ref[ined] at £16 per fod[der]. These are our present prices and I believe the prices of the Company and Duke of Cleveland I shall be glad to have you’re am[oun]t by return of post or I have a