Monday, 4 March 2013

A Sticky Situation, 4 March 1839

In this, the oldest invoice we have in the Robert Roberts Archive, the wholesaler George Crosfield of Liverpool, writes apologetically to a customer Mr Thomas of Penmachno.  Obviously they did not have a large enough stock of treacle so they sent molasses instead

Respected Friend, we were out of Treacle when we received thy order; it has become very scarce, we hope the above will please. The Sugar Market is at present steady.  Kind Respects, Geo Crosfield.

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