Letter – Christopher Blackett to Read, Lucas & Read – 7 Aug 1806

Document Type: Letter
Date: 7 Aug 1806
Correspondent: Christopher Blackett
Recipient: Read, Lucas & Read
Archive Source: TWA DF HUG 149
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Messrs Reads & Lucas Sheffield				Newcastle Aug 7 1806


I am favoured with your letter of the 5th Inst covering Nine Bills amount £405-7-6 which sum is placed to the credit of your Account with Col Beaumont fo[r] fine Silver sent you. I am a little surprised that you have not allowed a higher price than 5/11 per Oz for this p[iec]e Silver having sent a p[iec]e to Rundells & Co London on the 1 Ulto (nine days only before the p[iec]e sent you) for which they remitted @ 6 Nov 2 per Oz as being the Market price then.		I am etc 		CB      

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