Letter – Joshua Straker to Isaac & John Wilkinson – 29 Oct 1790

Document Type: Letter
Date: 29 Oct 1790
Correspondent: Joshua Straker
Recipient: Isaac & John Wilkinson
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 5
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Messrs Isaac & John Wilkinson                                                         Newcastle 29th Octor 1790


Gentlemn	Mr Blackett received your Letter the 21st ins[tan]t desiring us to Ship 600 Pieces of Lead on board the new Vessel that I mentioned to you in my last letter; that Ship is not yet ready & I find that it will be three Weeks longer before she can sail, but another Vessel (equally good) is now loading here for Rotterdam (The Sarah of Sunderland Captn John Richardson) & I have engaged her to take 600 Pieces of Lead on your Accot, she will be ready to Sail in the course of next Week _ should you wish to have any more sent when the new Vessel sails please inform us                         I am for J E Blackett Esqr                     J.S

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