Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Wheeldon & Webster – 12 Feb 1787

Document Type: Letter
Date: 12 Feb 1787
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Wheeldon & Webster
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 5
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Messrs. Wheeldon Webster & Wheeldon                                 Newcastle   Feby.  12th. 1787


Gentn.       I am favoured with your letter of the 8th inst. enquiring the Price of Litharge ready Money,  the present Price is £17.10.. P Ton but it is expected that it will advance, I have lately Sold near 500 Casks at that Price each Cask contains about 6 cwts.    I am etc    J. E. Blackett

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