Letter – Joseph Richmond to Cook & Abell – 12 Jun 1730

Document Type: Letter
Date: 12 Jun 1730
Correspondent: Joseph Richmond
Recipient: Cook & Abell
Archive Source: NRO 673 2
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To Messrs Cook and Abell		Newcastle 12 June 1730 

Srs, The small quantity of Sylver wee have extracted since the last parcel I sent you has as usuall been consumed by our Sylversmiths here on acct of the Plate given in this Country & sold to them on more advantageous terms than sending it to London at 5s 9d, wch I hope you have no reason to Complain of, I am very well assured the Gentlemen I am concerned for had rather deal wth you than any other for the Remainder of our Qantity & I hope you’l readily give them as much as you do to any others, what wee send you being I dare say as fine & clear as any you buy I therefore desire you’l please to signify whether you can make any advance on the price of the Commodity <until> is the utmost [word smudged] are willing to give besides <paying> the Cariage I beg the favour of your [line obscured on original] 

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