Letter – Martin Morrison to Daye Barker & Co – 24 Sep 1816

Document Type: Letter
Date: 24 Sep 1816
Correspondent: Martin Morrison
Recipient: Daye Barker & Co
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 6
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      N[ew]Castle 24 Sept 1816

Messrs Daye Barker & Co

Gunpowder Manufacturers Low Wood near Cartmel Lancashire


I have this day rec[eive]d an Acc[oun]t of the quantities of Gunpowder delivered at Col Beaumonts different mines by you; and enclosed transmit you a Bill for £400 at three months date in payment for the same, the rec[eipt] of which be pleased to acknowledge – It being the custom to deliver the Gunpowder at our Mines, free of any Charge, I cannot make the allowance you intimate & am Gent[lemen] etc


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