Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Read Lucas & Read – 7 May 1804

Document Type: Letter
Date: 7 May 1804
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Read Lucas & Read
Archive Source: TWA DF HUG 149
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Messrs read Lucas & Reads Sheffield					Newcastle May 7th 1804



I have this day sent you per Pickersgills Waggon, a piece fine Silver containing Fourteen Hundred & thirty two Ounces which I desire	you will place to Account with Tho[ma]s R[ichar]d Beaumont Esq as below, & advise me on your Receipt of the same.	  

I am etc. 	J.E.B.

For a piece of fine Silver of 1432 Oz at 6/21/2 per Oz £444-10-4

[annotation to side:] Abated 1d per Oz in letter dated 22 May to RL & R

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