Letters – Benjamin Johnson to Grace & Freeman – 26 Oct 1833

Document Type: Letters
Date: 26 Oct 1833
Correspondent: Benjamin Johnson
Recipient: Grace & Freeman
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/7
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Grace & Freeman  Chelsea						Oct 26th 1833

      Above I hand you Invoice of the weight of 300 P[iece]s of Ref[ine]d Lead shipped as  above, the first delivery of your Purchase of 2000 P[iece]s of Mr Hodgson on 26th of Septr last

I expect to ship 600 P[iece]s in two vessels next week of which you shall be duly advised.

You may rely on every attention on my part both as to the quality of the lead and expence of shipping the Freight of lead to London never varies being always charged £10 a keel of 300 P[iece]s of ref[ine]d lead Shipping charges 30/- which I carry to your Debit.

							I am Sir Benj Johnson  

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