Letter – Martin Morrison to Cox Poyser & Co – 7 Apr 1823

Document Type: Letter
Date: 7 Apr 1823
Correspondent: Martin Morrison
Recipient: Cox Poyser & Co
Archive Source: NRO 672 E 1E 6
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      N[ew]Castle 7 April 1823

Messrs Cox Poyser & Co Derby. 

I am this day favored with your Letter of the 4 Inst. – I could not engage to deliver 5000ps of Lead in less than three months, in consequence of late Sales and the small Stocks of Ore at the Smelting Mills. – My price for the above, or a lesser quantity, in the proportion of ¾ th Common and ¼ th Refined, to be delivered at the expiration of three months, or sooner, if in my power, is £23 p f[othe]r for the former, and £24 p fo[the]r for the latter, six mo[nth]s Credit in London, or 3 pCent discount for two months Bills from this date in consequence of the remote period of delivery. – 

I am etc   MM

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