Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Isaac & John Wilkinson – 18 Dec 1790

Document Type: Letter
Date: 18 Dec 1790
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Isaac & John Wilkinson
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 5
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Messrs Isaac & John Wilkinson                                                         Newcastle 18th Dec 1790


Gentn	I am favoured with your letter of the 18th Ins[tan]t inclosing three Bills value Three Thousand Six Hundred Pounds which shall be placed to your Credit.  J Straker wrote to you on the 18th Ins[tan]t, respecting the shipping your 600 P[iece]s more Lead, to which I beg leave to refer you _ The Quantity of Lead at this Markett is very small & I am selling refin’d Lead at £17 per Fo[dde]r & the other day I sold to Messrs Walkers & Mattby & Cos House in London 100 Casks of Litharge at £17-10 per Fo[dde]r & I am in hopes that the Market may Advance                                                                    I am etc  J.E.B

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