Letter – Jonathan Hilton to Charles Atkinson – 18 Jul 1774

Document Type: Letter
Date: 18 Jul 1774
Correspondent: Jonathan Hilton
Recipient: Charles Atkinson
Archive Source: AMHS H&H
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A Copy of a Letter sent Mr Charles Atkinson			Alston 18th July 1774


Please to order for Lord Carlisle 34 Caskes of Bone Ashes weighing about 1½ cwt each would not have them Larger let them be forwarded to John Walton Agent at Stanhope Lead Mill the Hundred Pound you sent by my Son I recd safe as my Lords Lead Mines & Mill Pays will Amount to a very great Sum this Year I think it advisable for you to sell at Markett Price as soon as it comes to Hand.

      I am &ca Jona Hilton 

N.B. at the same time advised him of 85 Bings Common Lead sent him from Stanhope Mill

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