Letter – Richard Fishwick to John Erasmus Blackett – 7 Jul 1798

Document Type: Letter
Date: 7 Jul 1798
Correspondent: Richard Fishwick
Recipient: John Erasmus Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 205
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Newcastle July 7 1798


	We made you an Offer the 16th past to take Lead of you at the same price we were then buying for of others, to which we have received no Reply – We are to Day offered any Qty of refined Lead from 800 to 5000 Pieces at £14:10 but have not yet purchased, nor do we intend to purchase until we have given you time to reply to these Lines.

	If you will take the above Price of £14:10 2000 Pieces of Common & 2000 Pieces of refined together and on six Months you may please to send us a tickett for the same?  We are Sirs

	Your most hble Servt

				Walker Fishwick & Co

J E Blackett Esq/ Morpeth

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