Letter – Middleton Hewitson to John Erasmus Blackett – 11 May 1797

Document Type: Letter
Date: 11 May 1797
Correspondent: Middleton Hewitson
Recipient: John Erasmus Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 211
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Newcastle May 11th 1797

Dear Sir,

I have a letter from Messrs Lancaster & Co desiring me to buy for them - 100 casks Litharge; At your convenience - I will thank you to say - if you can supply this quantity and the price.

Have this day drawn the Ballance of the last 5,000 ps Lead and am oblig'd by the extra time allow'd in the Payment.

I am Dear Sir

Yours most respectfully

Middleton Hewitson

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