Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Walker & Fishwick – 3 Oct 1795

Document Type: Letter
Date: 3 Oct 1795
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Walker & Fishwick
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 5
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Messrs Walkers Fishwick & Co                                                      Newcastle  3d Octr 1795

Gentlemen	I now make you an offer of 5000 p[iece]s Lead, ¾ Com[m]on & ¼ Refined with the usual quantity of Slag Lead at £17-10s per Fo[dde]r to be paid for in Bills due at the end of Six Months from the time of Sale.  Likewise 5000 p[iece]s for Messrs Walkers, Maltby & Co in the above proportions & terms, & 50 Casks of Litharge at £18 per Ton.  Your Answer will Oblige

                                                        Gentn Your H[um]ble Servant

                                                                                               J E Blackett

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