Letter – Jonathan Hilton to John Cleaver – 13 Dec 1771

Document Type: Letter
Date: 13 Dec 1771
Correspondent: Jonathan Hilton
Recipient: John Cleaver
Archive Source: AMHS H&H
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A Copy of a Letter sent Mr. Cleaver 				13th of Decr. 1774 

Dear Sir,

      It always before last year was customary to make the Greengill Pay before Christmass the workmen expect it but I expected to have seen you before now and especially as you told my Son at Newcastle that you would see me before you left Cumberland I put of writing till I heard of your living this County, I therefore send this to acquaint you that your shair of Greengill & Howblagill will be £110 Mr. Atkinson says he has in Hand £30 I have rec’d of him £20 I had in Hand Last Pay £7 Your shair of Greengill Cutting Ore sold about £6 makes in all £63. Therefore I should have from you £50 more.

      I’ll be much Obliged to you if you will as soon as you can give me Directions where I am to apply for it as I have rec’d directions to draw immediately for Lord Carlisles Shair I would wish to have the Pays before the new Year.

      I am &ca Jona Hilton

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