Letters – Joshua Straker to Richard Noble – 25 Oct 1796

Document Type: Letters
Date: 25 Oct 1796
Correspondent: Joshua Straker
Recipient: Richard Noble
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/5
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Mr Richd Noble                                                                    Newcastle    25th Octr 1796

       Bretton    Yorkshire

Dr Sir	I am favoured with your letter of the 22 inst & observe the Contents _ The Newcastle Fors of Lead is 21 Cwts & this last large Sale that Mr Blackett made was at £16-10 per For Refin’d & Common together, but what we now sell in small parcells are at £17 per For for Refin’d & £16-15 for Com[m]on _ I shall Ship in a day or two 5 Fors Refin’d Lead & 3 Casks Lead Fume for Coll Beaumont, in the Newcastle Capt Hutchinson for Hull & which I hope will arrive safe                                      I am etc   J.S

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