Letter – Joshua Straker to John Beatson – 19 Mar 1795

Document Type: Letter
Date: 19 Mar 1795
Correspondent: Joshua Straker
Recipient: John Beatson
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 5
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To Mr John Beatson Cinderhill near Wakefield  Yorkshire           Newcastle  Mar 19th 1795

Sir	Inclosed you will recieve a Bill drawn by Messrs Surtees Burdon & Co on Messrs Glyn & Co at Forty Days dated this day for Fifty One Pounds Two Shillings being in full for a Parcel of Bends sent to Mr Beaumont’s Lead Mines in Feb 1794.  We think the price of your Bends high at this time, as Leather has got a considerable drop, Please to advise me on your Receipt of the Bill & I am Sir Your most H[um]ble Serv[an]t 

                                                                                    Josa Straker

£51-2s-                                                No 7784

                                     Newcastle upon Tyne   Mar 19th 1795

            Forty days after date pay to the order of Mr Josa Straker

      Fifty one Pounds Two Shillings   Value Received 

                                                                             Surtees Burdon & Co

To Messrs Glyn, Mills & Mitton Bankers    London

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