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01 Sep 1813
John Bury, junr. to Betty Bury, and to John Bury.
(1) Blames preoccupation with raising money for not having written before. The position is now easier but is unable to visit home until his Uncle (James) comes to London.
(2) Refers to engagement in Manchester with Simpson (commission agent). Disapproves because when trade is bad, Simpson is likely to push his own goods first. It is expedient to continue with his however, until the old accounts (partnership with Miller) are settled. Good print work is in such demand that but for policy in Manchester, could engage with commission houses in London on much more advantageous terms. ;Ne however, to dispel the appearance of monopolising in Manchester and ensure that goods will be in London when most wanted. Complains that the print concern is being thrown into difficulties to increase the profits of the Manchester House. Refers to request for figures regarding Lloyd's proportion of the law expenses.
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