Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Read, Lucas & Read – 6 Apr 1802

Document Type: Letter
Date: 6 Apr 1802
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Read, Lucas & Read
Archive Source: TWA DF HUG 149
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Messrs. Read Lucas & Reads				N.Castle. April 6th. 1802



      I have this day sent you <per> the Leeds Waggon, a piece fine Silver containing one Thousand five Hundred & Fifteen & one half Ounces 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.


For a ps. fine Silver q 1515 ½ at 6/5 ½  p[er] Ounce £489 – 7 -  (this figure scored through twice)

(in margin) Sent April 10.   
See also letter of 10th April 1802

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