Letters – Benjamin Johnson to Finlay & Hodgson – 7 Sep 1833

Document Type: Letters
Date: 7 Sep 1833
Correspondent: Benjamin Johnson
Recipient: Finlay & Hodgson
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/7
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Finlay Hodgson & Co							Sept 7 1833

      Since I had the pleasure to address you on the 4th Inst. I have rec[eive]d  your favours of the 3rd & 5th. The former handing statement of Mr Keys receipts & payments for the month of Aug & advising Receipt of £292-18 from Messrs Grace & Freeman with its applications.

The latter advising the sale of two pieces of fine Silver & payment of the net proceeds £939-13-8 to Mr Beaumonts credit with Glyns & Co.

      I now inclose my Monthly Cash A/c also Monthly Cash A/c with Batson Berry & Co & Stockton List.

      You will perceive a decrease of upwards of 8000 p[iece]s since the last return at Stockton. I beg to call your attention to Mr Burnett’s correspondent remark that the returns are given in confidence. I will reply to Messrs Locke & Co s complaint as soon as I have made the necessary inquiries.

							I am etc BJ

P.S. I hear the Company have sold 5000 p[iece]s to Mr Thompson. The Hudgill Comp[an]y have sold 2000 p[iece]s to Mr W[ilia]m Parker at £14    

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