Letter – Henry Richmond to Carr & Widdrington – 25 Apr 1776

Document Type: Letter
Date: 25 Apr 1776
Correspondent: Henry Richmond
Recipient: Carr & Widdrington
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/3
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To  Messrs. Carr & Widdrington                                                 Newcas.  25 April  1776


	Above you have the best Computation we can make of reducing the wet Litharge you were speaking of & if you think proper to send for it we shall do what we can for you.

                                                                                                   I am etc  H. R. 

The Expense of running down into Lead 18 Casks of Wet Litharge which it is supposed will contain qty. 108 CWt.  -  viz.  - 

                                                                 l  s  d

Wages, Fuel and other Charges after they are laid on Sir Walter  0 13  7 1/2              

Blacketts Key                                                                    

Value of 12 cwt supposed to be lost in reducing the 108 cwt of   8  5  0

wet Litharge into 96 cwt of lead at 13¾   pr Ton     

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