Letter – Thomas Crawhall to Read Lucas & Read – 22 May 1804

Document Type: Letter
Date: 22 May 1804
Correspondent: Thomas Crawhall
Recipient: Read Lucas & Read
Archive Source: TWA DF HUG 149
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Messrs Read Lucas & Reads Sheffield				Newcastle 22nd May 1804


Mr Blackett has been favoured with your Letter of 19th Inst. covering seven Bills amount Four Hundred & Twenty six Pounds 1s/10d as you advise, which Sum is placed to the Credit of your Acco[unt] with Colonel Beaumont for fine Silver sent you. Mr Blackett observes what you say as to the Reduction in Price, but cannot learn that any similar Reduction has taken place here & assures you the last he sold in this Town was 6s/2d1/2 per Oz.; he is notwithstanding agreeable to make an Abatement on the Price sent you of 1d per Oz. which he hopes may prove satisfactory to you.  		I am etc. T. C.

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