Letter – Martin Morrison to Thomas Maltby – 19 Jun 1821

Document Type: Letter
Date: 19 Jun 1821
Correspondent: Martin Morrison
Recipient: Thomas Maltby
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 6
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      Newcastle 19 June 1821

Thomas Maltby Esqr Lead Merchant – London 

D[ea]r Sir

In reply to your esteemed favor of the 16 Inst I beg to inform you that 10,000ps of Lead are at your service at £23 p fo[the]r for Refined, and £22 pfo[the]r for Common Lead including 1/10th Slag, in the proportion of 1/3rd of the former and 2/3rds of the latter, and which under all circumstances I apprehend places this offer upon an equality with Lead Co[mpan]y’s Sale to Messrs Locke & Co last Thursday at £22 & 21 – I am etc

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