Letters – Benjamin Johnson to Finlay & Hodgson – 9 Dec 1833

Document Type: Letters
Date: 9 Dec 1833
Correspondent: Benjamin Johnson
Recipient: Finlay & Hodgson
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/7
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Finlay & Co									Dec 9th 1833


      I beg to acknowledge the receipt of  your letter of the 6th inst enclosing Walker & Cos contracts for 20000 P[iece]s of Lead. I have this day sold to Messrs Locke Blackett & Co 3,000 P[iece]s One half Ref[ined] Selected & One half Com[mon] including 1/10 Slag at £14/10 & £15. Also to James & Co 2200Ref[ine]d at £15 & 800 Com[mon] at £14/10 usual credit from  date of Contract.

	I shall not make any further Sales under £15/10 and £16. Litharge £16..10/- which shall be glad to hear to be your determination also.

								I am Sir BJ

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