Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Read, Lucas & Read – 9 Sep 1803

Document Type: Letter
Date: 9 Sep 1803
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Read, Lucas & Read
Archive Source: TWA DF HUG 149
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Mess. Read Lucas & Reads Sheffield				Newcastle Sept. 9th. 1803


I have this day sent you p[er] the Leeds Waggon a ps. fine Silver containing Nine Hundred and Seventy Three Ounces which I desire you will place to Acct. with Col. Beaumont as below & advise me on your receipt of the same.    I am &c. j.E.B.

For a ps. fine Silver qu. 973 Ounces & 6/- p[er] Oz £291 – 10 – 

P.S. I have been advised that Mess. <Shaw & Rothmans draft> on Mess. Thomas & Co. due 26 Sept. for 50 <£>. reced of you, has been refused acceptance answer ‘No advice’.

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