Letter – Martin Morrison to Paris McCausland & Co – 3 Mar 1817

Document Type: Letter
Date: 3 Mar 1817
Correspondent: Martin Morrison
Recipient: Paris McCausland & Co
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 6
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      NCastle 3rd March 1817

Messrs <Paris> McCausland & Co

No 40 Broad Street Buildings – London

I am this day favored with your Letter of the 1st instant & have noted down 200 Tons of WB Lead to be shipped to St Petersburgh at £18 pfodder 6 Mos Credit from 28 Febry on joint Account with Col Beaumont & yourselves, only remarking that We do not <put> the Lead free on board, but are to Charge whatever is incurred. – As the Triad standing A1 <Copper> & 226R Tons will probably sail from hence to St Petersburg in about fourteen days I have agreed to give 5/ per Ton & 5 pcent in lieu of Port charges for the delivery of the Lead at Cronstadt & I shall attend to your directions respecting the number of Pigs and weight being indorsed on the back of the Bill Lading and signed by the Shipper. – When the lead is shipped I conclude it will be proper to transmit the documents to you for the purpose of effecting Insurance & advising your <Firm> thereof at St Petersburg; and I beg to add, whatever transactions on joint Account originate here that the Accts may be sent to me & those which have taken, or may take place in Tooley Street be delivered to Mr Hopkins. – I am etc

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