Letter – Jonathan Hilton to Germaine Lavie – 2 Jan 1772

Document Type: Letter
Date: 2 Jan 1772
Correspondent: Jonathan Hilton
Recipient: Germaine Lavie
Archive Source: AMHS H&H
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A Copy of a Letter sent Mr. Lavie				2 Jany. 1772


Inclosed you have the Alston Moor Pay Bills where my Lord Carlisle is concern’d the Level carrying up to Greengill West End I expect will be fineshed the Vein cut & Tryal made in Do. at or before Christmass next as to the Discovery of the Veins at or near Howblagill as they lay in fresh Ground cannot give any particular account about them but expects some discovery may be found on or about the Time mentioned of Greengill West End. I wrot Mr Ramshay desiring him or his son would attend my Lord’s Pay in order to see the Pay Bills signed as allso to receive Cash for his Lordships Wood bought for the use of the Mines but nither he nor his son appeared so soon as I have his rect for it and some other rects wanted will send you them I intend being at NewCastle or send my Son next week & after our return intends making Stanhope Lead Mine & Smelt Mill Pays.

P.S. after settling Accounts with Mr Atkinson will draw on you for what cash is wanted 

      I am &c Jona Hilton

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