Letters – Benjamin Johnson to Finlay & Hodgson – 9 Oct 1833

Document Type: Letters
Date: 9 Oct 1833
Correspondent: Benjamin Johnson
Recipient: Finlay & Hodgson
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/7
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Messrs Finlay Hodgson London					Oct 9th 1833


      I have duly rec[eive]d your esteemed fav[ou]r of the 7th inst and credit your Acc[oun]t with £416..9..5 paid to Mr B[eaumon]ts aredit with Messrs Glyn & Co. The net proceeds of a piece of fine silver weight 1564 Ounces.

      The Sale of 3000 p[iece]s Slag Lead to Messrs Maltby & Co is certainly remitted in my return of last Months Sales but is accounted for in the return of Stock. Please to rectify the omission. I yesterday forwarded to your Address as normal by Jackson & Co Waggon a Piece of fine Silver – Weight 2301 Ounces.

      I have no advice of Mr W[ilia]m Parkers Payments of £190.9.6 due July 21st and £1632 . 15. 8 due the 18th August. Which sums were to be paid in cash in Sept bearing Interest from the respective dates. I am glad Mr Knox is coming down. I shall be absent at Stanhope with Mr Donkin tomorrow and Friday attending a Parish meeting relating to the rating of the Tithe and Lot <Ore>. Mr Backhouse will attend to Mr Knox who may be usefully employed in my absence. I will write Mr Hodgson on Saturday.


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