Letter – Jonathan Hilton to John Cleaver – 8 Feb 1772

Document Type: Letter
Date: 8 Feb 1772
Correspondent: Jonathan Hilton
Recipient: John Cleaver
Archive Source: AMHS H&H
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A Copy of a Letter sent Mr. Cleaver 				8th Feby. 1772


Inclosed you have a Copy of Greengill West End & Howblagill Pay Bills & by the Accots you will see I have £30.12.7¼ of your Money in my Hand which I will be accountable for, I wrote Mr. Charles Atkinson Novr. Last desiring him to let me know how much of your Cash he had in his Hand his Ansr was that he had only about £30 but when my Son Ballanced Accots with him it proved £49.12.8¾ the reason he give then was that he had forgot the £20 you give him when you were Last at Newcastle the Level carrying up to Greengill West End I expect will be finished the Veins cut & Tryals made in Do. at or about Christmass next as to the Vein at or near Howblagill as they lie in Fresh Ground cannot give any Particular accot. about them but expects some discovery may be found on or about the Time mentioned of Greengill West End when any alteration happens shall let you know.

      I am &ca. Jona Hilton

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