Letters – Joshua Straker to Wheeldon Webster – 8 Jul 1796

Document Type: Letters
Date: 8 Jul 1796
Correspondent: Joshua Straker
Recipient: Wheeldon Webster
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/5
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Messrs Wheeldon, Webster & Co                                                   Newcastle 8th July 1796


Gentlemen	According to your request, in your letter to Mr Beaumont,I have shipp’d on board you 2 Tons of Litharge the Weight etc you have below;  When you Remit the Amount please to make the Bill payable to Mr Blackett or myself           I am etc


Shipp’d on board the Newcastle of Gainsbrough Capt. Denis 7 Casks Litharge for the Account & Risk of Mess Wheeldon,  Webster & Co Viz

                                        Gross Weight 41-1-7

                                        Tare          1-1-7

7 Cask Lith q 40 C @ £19-5s per Ton £38-10  Neat Cwt 40

Wherry hire & Sufferance              5


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