Letter – Joshua Straker to Wheeldon & Webster – 20 Aug 1794

Document Type: Letter
Date: 20 Aug 1794
Correspondent: Joshua Straker
Recipient: Wheeldon & Webster
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 5
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Messrs Wheeldon Webster & Wheeldon                                         Newcastle  20th Augt 1794


Gentn	Mr Blackett received your letter of the 15th Inst enclosing a Bill for One Hundred Pounds and in Return you have the Amount sent you in Litharge which is this day Shipped on board the Nancy, Capt J Mark Ory for Gainsbro[ugh] the Invoice of which you have below

                                                                                                                   I am for JEB Esqr

                                                                                                                       Yours etc   J.S

Messrs Wheeldon Webster & Wheeldon

               To Thomas R Beaumont Esqr   Dr

Aug 20th  For 21 Casks Litharge 

   q[uanti]ty 128 <..> at 15 1/2 per Ton  99 - 7 - 9

Wherry hire & Sufferance                      12 -   

                                       £ 99 - 19 - 9

By Their Bill on Mr W H Hunter at 

65 Days dated the 15 Inst payable to    100 -    - 

   John E Blackett Esqr 

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