Letter – Cuthbert Peart to Robert Makepeace – 14 Mar 1778

Document Type: Letter
Date: 14 Mar 1778
Correspondent: Cuthbert Peart
Recipient: Robert Makepeace
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 4
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To Mr Rob[er]t Makepeace Goldsmiths                                     Newcas  14th March  1778

 Serle Street    Lincolns Inn  London

Sir    I have this Day sent you, in Mr Blacketts absence by Thomas Jennings the London Carrier, a Piece of fine Silver containing Nine hundred & ninety four Ounces which I desire you will place to Account with Sir John Trevelyan at the Markett Price & advise     on your Receipt of it.   

                             I  am etc  CP

a p[iec]e fine Silver  _  q[uanti]ty  994 Oz  at  ….  P[er] Oz

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