Letter – Isaac Hunter to Thomas Rowell – 4 Apr 1778

Document Type: Letter
Date: 4 Apr 1778
Correspondent: Isaac Hunter
Recipient: Thomas Rowell
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      Dukesfd 4th. April 1778

Rowell Clerk at the Foundry

I desire you’ll send without fail by the Hexham Carrier (Corbitt) on Monday next a Cast Metal Plate according to the size & Pattern below for the use of Sir Thos. Blackett’s Refinery at D.f.d. & You’ll You’ll [sic] Oblige

      Yrs &c IH Jr

The PDF of this document includes a sketch of the pattern desired by Hunter from the Foundry

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