1845 London UK letter to Hertfordshire, prices of tallow

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Printed advertising letter from John Cook and Sons (London) to Hertfordshire with current prices of foreign tallow, Town tallow, and cocoa nut oil. Tallow was used to make candles and soap.

John and Edward Cook, Soap Makers and Dealers in tallow were located at No. 11 Goodman's yard, Minories in the city of London.

Written entries for prices.

London 9th August 1845
….present prices of Foreign and Town tallow, and particulars of Stock and previous week delivery. The Market today is – . We can offer you fine first sort New Yellow Candle Tallow @ per Cwt., landing weights, Good Old Yellow Candle Tallow….

John Cook  & Son.


PARTICULARS OF FOREGN TALLOW  Stock on Monday, Delivery last week, Arrived do.
Town Tallow  Rough Fat, Town Tallow
Coca Nut oil on the spot  Do. For Sept. & Oct. Do. For Nov., & Dec.


Red postmark on front ‘PAID AU 1845’.

Some of the ink entries are faded.

23,50 x 19 cm // 9 ⅜  x 7 ½”