Letters – George Backhouse to Cox & Payser – 8 Jun 1833

Document Type: Letters
Date: 8 Jun 1833
Correspondent: George Backhouse
Recipient: Cox & Payser
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/7
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Cox Payser & Co						June 8th 1833

	In Mr Johnsons absence I have rec[eive]d your letter of the 6th Inst & agreeably to your request annex your A/c with TW Beaumont Co[mpan]y for Litharge. This as ever has been an invaluable custom with this establishment not to have more than one rate of Disc[ount]. That is five per cent <per annum>. You will therefore be entitled to Disc[ount] at that Rate from the time of payment to 15 th Oct next.

	The present price of WB lead is Ref[ined] £14 per fodder £13-10 per fodder  including 1/10 Slag & for WB Litharge £14-10 per ton usual Credit or Disc[ount].

								I am Sir  


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