Letter – Martin Morrison to Walker & Maltby – 19 Jun 1809

Document Type: Letter
Date: 19 Jun 1809
Correspondent: Martin Morrison
Recipient: Walker & Maltby
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 6
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Messrs Walker & Maltby & Co Lead Merchants London	Newcastle 19th June 1809

      In reply to your esteemed letter of the 16th instant I have to state that my terms for 10, 15 or 20,000 pieces of WB Lead are £30 p fo[ther] for refined ore in the proportion of one third, and £34 p fo common with 1/10th  Slag in the proportion of two thirds;  the credit to commence as each 5000 pieces are weighed off and ready for delivery.  Having not more than  4000 pieces on the Wharf at Blaydon unsold, I should prefer disposing the lesser of either the above quantities, but shall in this particular be happy to conform to your wishes, should you deem it expedient to accept this offer.  Your determination in course of Post will oblige Gentlemen I am etc

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