Letter – Martin Morrison to Cox Poyser & Co – 23 Oct 1821

Document Type: Letter
Date: 23 Oct 1821
Correspondent: Martin Morrison
Recipient: Cox Poyser & Co
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 6
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Messrs Cox Poyser & Co Derby			Newcastle 23 October 1821


I have received your Letter of the 20 Inst. – The Stocks of Lead in this Country are unusually small for the time of Year and are nearly all sold, and the only offer I can, in consequence, make you is from 200 to 2000 pigs of WB Refined Lead, deliverable at the Wharf, at £23 pfo[the]r six months Credit in London, or £3 pCent discount for Money. I beg to observe that it is not the custom of this Office to ship Lead and where purchasers are non-Residents, an Agent, by them, is appointed to perform that business. The Two Tons of Litharge which you require, at the price of £24 pTon, will be delivered to your Order. – I am etc  MM

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