Letter – Thomas Crawhall to John Wakefield – 21 Jan 1804

Document Type: Letter
Date: 21 Jan 1804
Correspondent: Thomas Crawhall
Recipient: John Wakefield
Archive Source: TWA DF HUG 149
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Mr John Wakefield Kendal					Newcastle 21st January 1804



      At Mr Blackett’s request I enclose you Tucker & Co’s Bill on Allanson, value £100 being for 20 Barrels Gunpowder forwarded by you for use of Col Beaumont’s Weardale Mines, in July last, which please acknowledge the Receipt of & forward 20 Barrels of the same Directions.

	We understand an advance in the Price has taken place in the Article of Gunpowder since the above was received of you, will thank you to name the present Price, also when the advance took place. If you pack it in half Barrels & Quarter Barrels, pray send it in that way in preference to whole ones. I am etc. T.C.  

	The Bill No. (TC) 15

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