Letter – Christopher Blackett to Read, Lucas & Read – 10 Apr 1807

Document Type: Letter
Date: 10 Apr 1807
Correspondent: Christopher Blackett
Recipient: Read, Lucas & Read
Archive Source: TWA DF HUG 149
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								Newcastle April 10/1807

I have this day shipped on board Fly Swift for Hull 6 Casks Test Bottoms w[eight]s  etc as below I have charged them to your Debit @ £6-15 per Ton. Should this sample answer to your expectations in the intended experiment we have about 60 Tons at present on Hand which can forward for your Account on the same terms.

						I am sir 		CB 
This letter is unaddressed but appears to refer to the casks mentioned in a letter to Messrs Reads Lucas dated 15 Jan 1807

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