Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Read, Lucas & Read – 20 Jan 1802

Document Type: Letter
Date: 20 Jan 1802
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Read, Lucas & Read
Archive Source: TWA DF HUG 149
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Messrs. Read Lucas & Reads				Newcastle Jan.y 20th. 1802 –



      I now send you p[er] the Leeds Waggon a piece fine Silver containing Twelve Hundred & seventy-eight Ounces & one half, which I desire you will place to Account with Thos. Rd. Beaumont Esqr. as below, & advise me on your Receipt of the same.  

      I am &c. J.E.B. –

A ps. fine Silver of 1278 ½ Ozs. at 6s/5d p[er] Ounce £410 – 3 – 8

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