Letters – John Erasmus Blackett to Read Lucas & Reads – 16 Nov 1799

Document Type: Letters
Date: 16 Nov 1799
Correspondent: John Erasmus Blackett
Recipient: Read Lucas & Reads
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/5
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Messrs. Read Lucas & Reads                                                    Newcastle   16th Novr.  1799


Gentn.   I yesterday sent you P[er] J. Pickersgill the Leeds Carrier a p[iec]e fine Silver, Containing One Thousand Ounces, which I desire you will place to Account with Thos Richard Beaumont Esq. as below, & advise me on your receipt of the same.  

                                          I am etc    J. E. B.

A P[iec]e fine Silver qty 1000 Oz at 6s/1d Pr Ounce       £ 304 . 3s . 4d          

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