Letters – Thomas Crawhall to Read Lucas & Reads – 11 Apr 1799

Document Type: Letters
Date: 11 Apr 1799
Correspondent: Thomas Crawhall
Recipient: Read Lucas & Reads
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/5
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Messrs. Read Lucas & Reads                                                    Newcastle  11 April   1799


Gentn.   I have this day sent you by Mr. Pickersgill the Leeds Carrier a P[iec]e fine Silver, Containing Fourteen Hundred & Eighty One & one half Ounces, which I desire you will place to Account with Thomas Rd Beaumont Esq. as below, & advise me on your Receipt of the same.  

                                   I am etc For J.E.B Esq T.C.

      For a P[iec]e fine Silver Qty 1481½ Ounces @ 5s/8d P Oz         £ 419 . 15s . 2d          

NB  The Test Bottoms are not yet shipt but will send them by the first opportunity

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