Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Read, Lucas & Read – 2 Dec 1803

Document Type: Letter
Date: 2 Dec 1803
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Read, Lucas & Read
Archive Source: TWA DF HUG 149
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Messrs. Read Lucas & Reads Sheffield.			Newcastle 2d. Decr. 1803.-


I have this day sent you p[er] Pickergill’s Waggon, a piece fine Silver containing Nine Hundred & Fifty-six & one half Ounces which I desire you will place to Account with Thos. Rd. Beaumont Esq as below, and advise me on your Receipt of the same.   I am &c. - - -J.E.B.

For a ps fine Silver q 956 ½ Oz. at 6s/1d p[er] Ounce £290 – 18s – 8d

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