Letter – Martin Morrison to Thomas Maltby – 12 Jun 1824

Document Type: Letter
Date: 12 Jun 1824
Correspondent: Martin Morrison
Recipient: Thomas Maltby
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 6
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      Newcastle 12 June 1824

Thomas Maltby Esqr

4 Laurence Pountney Lane Laurence Pountney Hill London 

I beg to acknowledge the rec[eip]t of your favor of the 9 Inst. and should have been happy had your offer been £23 & 22 for 5000ps of Refined and Common Lead, as it would have enabled me at once to commence business with your new Firm; as it is I shall hold myself prepared to accept for the above quantity the price here mentioned, provided you think proper to give it, in course of Post. – You mentioned to me when in London, that you would require some Litharge; but did not state the quantity; which on your reply to this Letter detailing the number of Casks, can very soon be forwarded – the price of course will be £24 pTon. – I am etc	MM

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