Letters – John Erasmus Blackett to Mander & Bacon – 31 Jul 1797

Document Type: Letters
Date: 31 Jul 1797
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Mander & Bacon
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/5
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Messrs Mander & Bacon                                                             Newcastle    31st July 1797

       Wolver Hampton Staffordshire

Gentn	I recd your Lre of the 29th ins & observe the Contents.  The Litharge that I dispose of on Mr Beaumont’s Account is in large quantities, the present price will be £17 per Ton of 2220 lbs & we are at no charge whatever in the shipping etc on which account I would recommend it to you to employ your Friends at this place to act for you.       I am etc J.E.B

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