Letter – Richard Fishwick to John Erasmus Blackett – 19 Oct 1798

Document Type: Letter
Date: 19 Oct 1798
Correspondent: Richard Fishwick
Recipient: John Erasmus Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 205
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	We have of late had more Orders for Litharge for Exportation than for some Years back & we must request the Favour of you to find us a Tickett for 200 Barrels to be delivered so soon as you conveniently can – the Price we leave to yourself hoping you will fix it so as that we may nor be loosers

	We are Sir Your most hble Servt

		Walkers Fishwick & Co

Newcastle Oct 19th 1798


J E Blackett Esq

[annotated in JEB’s hand:] answered 20th & offered 50 casks Litharge at £16.10 /ton

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