8 July 1782
By the Receipt of a Mr White your Assistant
2 Sallid Dishes.
29 Dishes of difft Sizes
5 dozn & 7 Plates—shallow
2 doz. & 10 Soup Do—&
Were left in his care to be sent to me when ordered; but in lieu thereof, consequent of the Order, I have received the following.
2 Doz. & 10 Shallow Plates
3 Doz & 7 Soup Do 9 more than were left & 6 Salts.
The deficiency I expect to receive by the first oppertunity—if they are not already on their way—Only two Plates were found broken in the Package that came to hand. I am Sir Yr Most Hble Servt
PHi: Dreer Collection.