Letters – Thomas Crawhall to Read Lucas & Reads – 15 Aug 1799

Document Type: Letters
Date: 15 Aug 1799
Correspondent: Thomas Crawhall
Recipient: Read Lucas & Reads
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/5
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Messrs. Read Lucas & Reads                                          Newcastle  15th Augt.  1799



      Mr Blackett this Day received your favour of the 28th  inst. inclosing ten Bills Amount £394..4..6 as you advise, and which are placed to the Credit of your Account for fine Silver sent you.  At the time the last pc. Silver was sent you Mr Blackett was not acquainted with the price of fine Silver but which has since charged @ 5/9 P[er] Oz.; & below you have an Invoice of the Same.  [the previous sentence replaced the following which was crossed out:   Mr Blackett has not yet been able to inform you of the Price of the Piece Silver last sent you, but will inform you in two or three Posts.]              I am etc  T. C.

           1799 Aug 16th For a pc. fine Silver q. 1389 @ 5/9 P[er] Oz £399.6.9

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