Letters – George Backhouse to Finlay & Hodgson – 27 Nov 1832

Document Type: Letters
Date: 27 Nov 1832
Correspondent: George Backhouse
Recipient: Finlay & Hodgson
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/7
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MessrsFinlay Hodgson & Co						Newcastle Novr 27th 1832


      In handing you the annexed statement of our stock of Lead, I have the pleasure to inform you of having yesterday sold 1800 p[iece]s Refd at £12-10 per fr & Comm £12 per fr (including 1/10 Slag) the greatest part if not the whole of which will be refined, I have also an application today from a Stockton House & anticipate a Sale in that quarter in a few days.

      Mr Johnson is at present receiving Rents at Hexham & Mr Beaumont will be at NCastle tomorrow night & goes to Bywell on Thursday

	I am Gentm Yr most obdt Servt  	Geo Backhouse

	 (Copy sent with Statement of Refinery)

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