Letters – Joshua Straker to Wheeldon Webster – 15 Mar 1797

Document Type: Letters
Date: 15 Mar 1797
Correspondent: Joshua Straker
Recipient: Wheeldon Webster
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/5
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Messrs Wheeldon Webster                                                   Newcastle  15th March 1797


                                                                              To Thos Rd Beaumont Esqr    Do

1796 July 8th              Cwt qr lb    £

  For 7 Casks Litharge  qty 40      @ 19 1/4 per Ton 38-10

  Wherryhire, Sufferance etc                            5

1797 Mar 15th  

  For 12 Casks Litharge qty 73  3   @ 16 1/2 per Ton 60-16-10

  Wherryhire, Sufferance etc                             8- 2


Gentlemen	Your letter of the 18th Ulto was duly received enclosing a Bill for £100 and according to your request have this day Shipped you on board the Phosphoris, Capt Crabtree for Gainsbro’ the above 12 Casks Litharge which settles the Account of your Bill, the Weight of which you have above                                            I am etc  J.S

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