Letter – Joseph Richmond to Robert Macmorran – 11 Jul 1729

Document Type: Letter
Date: 11 Jul 1729
Correspondent: Joseph Richmond
Recipient: Robert Macmorran
Archive Source: NRO 673 2
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Newcastle 11 July 1729

To Mr Rob Mcamorran,

	I am with your favour of the 1st inst am very well satisfy’d with the price of the Boneashes, provided they prove as good as the last & shall pay your bill for the same whenever you please to pass it upon me. You say the price of lead is from £15 10s 0d to £15 17s6d, pray inform me whether that is the current price on the keys or deliver’d on board, I mean whether the seller does not pay the custom out of that price, wch I am almost satisfy’d he does. If your time will allow it, I should take it as a very great favour to be  inform’d of the severall conversations that happen on the price of that commodity in London shall be accountable for all expenses that attend & upon all occasions own it as a very great obligation upon

      &c JR

PS. Pray mention in your bill that the val. Is in acct with Sr Wm Blacketts Extors, the Boneashes being for their use

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