Letter – Joshua Straker to Augustus Browne – 19 Mar 1788

Document Type: Letter
Date: 19 Mar 1788
Correspondent: Joshua Straker
Recipient: Augustus Browne
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 5
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Augustus Browne Esqr.                                                 Newcastle  19th March  1788

Foster Lane - London

Sir        Mr Blackett being from home, I have this day sent you by Mrs Jennings the London Carrier a piece fine Silver containing Eleven Hundred & Three Ounces, which I desire you will place to acct with Sir Thos Blackett Bart. as usual at the Markett Price & advise Mr Blackett on your Receipt of it.   

               for whom I am your’s etc J. Straker

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