Letters – Joseph Richmond to William Dalton – 5 Jun 1731

Document Type: Letters
Date: 5 Jun 1731
Correspondent: Joseph Richmond
Recipient: William Dalton
Archive Source: NRO 673 2
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Mr Dalton					Newcastle June 5th 1731

I desire you'l be more carefull in your Lead Ticketts, the want whereof has occasioned some difference between Mr Bernardeau & me this Day, By your accot sent him of the 60 casks of Litharge delivered the 6 May, you make the weight 373cwt.2qt.17lb. but the Accot thereof you sent me makes it considerably more viz 384cwt.3qt.17lb. according to wch I have charged him, Pray how arises & what is the occasion of this Mistake, & w[ha]t is the reall net w[eight] of that parcell of Litharge, if the note you have sent one is wrong pray send me one that is right, & take care to avoid these mistakes for people will think otherwise [b]addly of our Managmt,  I am etc J.R.

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