Letter – Martin Morrison to Creed Usher & Co – 8 Jan 1810

Document Type: Letter
Date: 8 Jan 1810
Correspondent: Martin Morrison
Recipient: Creed Usher & Co
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 6
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Newcastle 8th Janry 1810

Messrs Creed Usher & Co

White Chapel London

	I duly received your Letter of the 6th instant enquiring the price of WB Refined Lead and Litharge and also the usual charge for Freight to London…My last Sales of Refined Lead were at £33 pfor and of Litharge at £34 pTon six months Credit; the freight for the former I believe is 14s/p fo[the]r – and for the latter 18s pTon. – Supposing you make the enquiry with a view to purchase I beg to inform you that from recent Sales It will not be in my favour to deliver either Lead or Litharge ‘till these are completed and which will require some months to do  I am etc	


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