Letter – Thomas Crawhall to Sauerland & Co – 3 May 1828

Document Type: Letter
Date: 3 May 1828
Correspondent: Thomas Crawhall
Recipient: Sauerland & Co
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 6
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Messrs C.M Sauerland & Co					Newcastle May 3d/1828

Attona	 nr Hamburg


In consequence of the death of Mr Morrison your L[ett]re addressed to him of the 26th ulto. is come to my hands as agent for the WB Lead Concerns (Col & Mrs Beaumonts) here. therefore beg to transmit you the present price of WB Litharge £20. sterling p.Ton. It is not however the practice of this establishment to make shipments, these are generally done by a resident Agent employed by the purchaser and who arranges for the payment etc. the usual Credit is Bills on London @ 6 Mo[nth]s date from purchase, with disc[oun]t allowed at the rate of 5 per Cent p.ann[um] for Shorter payments – There are not any Manufacturers of <..> of Lead in this place Messrs Walkers & Co James & Co & Messrs Locke, Blackett & Co make Red & White Lead, the former also Rolls Sheet Lead, the price quoted 21£ -

		I am etc			TC

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