Letters – Thomas Crawhall to Read Lucas & Reads – 28 Jan 1799

Document Type: Letters
Date: 28 Jan 1799
Correspondent: Thomas Crawhall
Recipient: Read Lucas & Reads
Archive Source: NRO 672/E/1E/5
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Messrs. Read Lucas & Reads                                                    NCastle  28 Jany.  1799


Gent[lemen]   I have this day received your letter of the 26 Inst. covering Six Bills, Am[oun]t £375-10-6 as you advise & which are placed to your Credit for fine Silver sent you.  I have now on hand about 50 tons of good Test Bottoms which you may have at £3-3- P[er] Ton you paying all expence in Shipping etc which will be about 2/-s P[er] Ton for Labourage & Keel Dues, & I believe the Freight to Hull about 14/-s  P[er] Ton.  The Test Bottoms to be paid for by Bills due in Six Months from the time of sale.     I am etc T C

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