Letter – Martin Morrison to Thomas Maltby – 16 Jun 1824

Document Type: Letter
Date: 16 Jun 1824
Correspondent: Martin Morrison
Recipient: Thomas Maltby
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 6
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      N[ew]Castle 16 June 1824

Thomas Maltby Esqr Etc London

I am favored with your Letter of 14 inst & have given Mr Crawhall a Ticket for fifty Casks of Litharge which he will lose no time in shipping for you. – the price of this Litharge to be determined by my next Sale of Lead. Having yet nearly 30,000ps of Lead to deliver, which will require five or six months to complete, and having also, recently sold to Cox, Poyser & Co 3500ps at £23.5 & £22.5 I do not, under the circumstances, feel at liberty to take less than the price already named to you – Viz - £23 & 22 for 5000ps, the Credit to commence from the period of its first delivery. – I am etc	MM

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