Letter – Jonathan Hilton to Charles Atkinson – 13 Jun 1774

Document Type: Letter
Date: 13 Jun 1774
Correspondent: Jonathan Hilton
Recipient: Charles Atkinson
Archive Source: AMHS H&H
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A Copy of a Letter sent Mr C Atkinson			Alston 13th June 1774


We have now at Stanhope Mill & upon the Road 28 Piggs of Common Lead which I have ordered to be forwarded to you with every possible speed it is just 20 Futher I send this therefore to desire you will be so kind as sell it as soon as you can at a Markett Price as I shall soon be out of Cash for Supporting the Workmen & would not like to Draw any more Cash from London if I could possably avoid it your Complyance with the above will much Oblige.

P.S. The Lead looks to me Exceedingly good 

      I am &ca Jona Hilton

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