Letter – John Erasmus Blackett to Wheeldon & Webster – 6 Apr 1787

Document Type: Letter
Date: 6 Apr 1787
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Wheeldon & Webster
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 5
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Messrs. Wheeldon Webster & Wheeldon                                 Newcastle   April  6th. 1787


Gentn.       I am this day favoured with your letter of the 3rd  inst. desiring me to Ship you three Tons of Litharge in a Vessel for Gainsborough at £17.10. P Ton, that Article is now Advanced to £19. P Ton on which Account I shall postpone sending you the Litharge ‘till I hear further from you.     I am etc    J. E. B.

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