Letter – John Mulcaster to James Mulcaster – 14 Oct 1744

Document Type: Letter
Date: 14 Oct 1744
Correspondent: John Mulcaster
Recipient: James Mulcaster
Archive Source: Univ Birmingham MS 692
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To James Mulcaster.  At Wanlochead in North=Britain.  By Way of Edinburgh and Lead=hills.


Dear Brother								Sunday October 14.

	This comes, hoping to find you in Health, as thanks to Heaven, we are at present – Your’s I receiv’d but just now. – I don’t doubt but you have got mine of the 30th of Sept.  So can only inform you in this; that I will meet you at Carlisle as you desire; So you may in Your next direct me when and where to meet you, and I desire that you would punctually observe the Day you fix on – We have not yet disposed of your Horse, but has put him to Grass to Abra. Teasdale, who, it’s thought, will make a Sale Sometime shortly, if So, Seeing you can want your Money, he will give the best Price if we chop him off there: If not, we will either Sell, or exchange him for One that is Marketable at Hexham Fair – The only News that we have here is that Thos. Tweddle having made too free with the Black=Lead or Wad at Keswick has been oblig’d to take shelter in the Isle of Man – Cornelius and Tom Gleeson came here on Fryday last – I can Say no more (being 8 o’clock at Night) only that 

      I am Your Afft. Brother

      J. Mulcaster.

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