Letters – Benjamin Johnson to Geddes & Co – 12 Nov 1832

Document Type: Letters
Date: 12 Nov 1832
Correspondent: Benjamin Johnson
Recipient: Geddes & Co
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/7
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Messrs Geddes & Co Glasgow			Newcastle   Nov 12th 1832


Dear Sirs

      I beg leave to Acknowledge the receipt of your ltr of the 5th Inst covering Bill at 50 Days value £60-13s-6d which is carried to your credit. I have debited you’re a/c with 18s-6d Interest of the amounts of your two parcels of Litharge (sent Jany 27th and April 16th) from Sept 7th to Dec 28th when your bill falls due. 

      I am sorry you have put yourselves to the trouble of remitting a Bankers Bill on this occasion, as my observation alluded to our future transactions & not to the past.

      I shall be glad to receive your furure Order, I now enclose your former remittance.

					I am Dear Sirs Yr Mt Obdt Servt

      Benj Johnson  	

PS We have a quantity of Litharge of the finest description now on Hand

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