Letter – Jonathan Hilton to John Cleaver – 19 Mar 1771

Document Type: Letter
Date: 19 Mar 1771
Correspondent: Jonathan Hilton
Recipient: John Cleaver
Archive Source: AMHS H&H
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A Copy of a Letter sent Mr. Cleaver 				19th March 1771


In a Letter to you of 11th Feby last I inclosed you a Copy of Greengill & Peatstack Paybill from Michos 1769 to Michos 1770 with some other accounts which I hope you have received the Grants for Howblagill & a vein North of Do. Granted by the Commissioners of Greenwich Hospital were forfitted by not Working the same according to custom but the said Commissioners are still willing to revue the said Grants one your or my Lord’s new Proposals, but as the Commissioners of the Greenwich Hospital cannot specify in their Leaces my Lord Carlisle & your P’ticualr shairs it would be right to settle with my Lord whither the Proposals must be made out in the Names of my Ld. Carlisle & yours Equally or wholly in my Lord’s name or wholly in your Name this should be done with all Possable dispach as the Proposals cannot be made till it be settled I have this day wrote to Mr. Lavie to the same purport desiring his imediate Ansr Bacons level will be railed to the forehead against Lady Day as I wrote you before & as soon as I have let the Men a new Bargain will write you again Greengill West End was granted to you & Compy & a lease is riddey to be filled up as soon as my Lord & you has settled as above. 	

I am &ca. Jona Hilton

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