Letter – Joshua Straker to Wheeldon & Webster – 2 Feb 1792

Document Type: Letter
Date: 2 Feb 1792
Correspondent: Joshua Straker
Recipient: Wheeldon & Webster
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 5
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Messrs Wheeldon Webster & Wheeldon                                      Newcastle 2rd Feby 1792


Gentlemen	I have Shipped for you on board the N[ew]Castle 16 Casks Lith[arge] Marked & Numbered & Directed as you desired the W[eigh]t of which you have below     I am etc J.S

16 Casks Lith[arge] q[uantit]y 100 @ 20<..> per Ton 101- 5-

           Wherry hire & Sufferance                      8-6


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