Letter – Martin Morrison to Jamet Jeune – 23 Jun 1823

Document Type: Letter
Date: 23 Jun 1823
Correspondent: Martin Morrison
Recipient: Jamet Jeune
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 6
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Monsr Jamet – jeune – Saumur		Newcastle upon Tyne 23 June 1823

In reply to your Letter of the 13 Inst. which I had the Honor of receiving this morning, I beg to inform you that the price of WBlackett Lead is for Refined £24-10 Sterling pfo[the]r and for Common £23b-10 pfo[the]r. The Stock of Lead in this market is very low, by reason of its being nearly all sold to the various Lead Merchants and which prevents me making any offer exceeding one thousand, or fifteen hundred pieces upon the above terms. – I have etc – MM

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