Letter – Joshua Straker to Mark Skelton – 26 Mar 1796

Document Type: Letter
Date: 26 Mar 1796
Correspondent: Joshua Straker
Recipient: Mark Skelton
Archive Source: WYAS BEA C3 B16 7
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Newcastle 26th March 1796


By Mr. Heron’s desire I send you the Report, and Calculation of the probable Revenue of the intended Canal, between this place and Maryport. The Subscriptions at Newcastle, Hexham & Carlisle Amount at present to upwards of £108000 

      I am Sir Your most Obedt. Hble Servt. 	

      Josah: Straker

M. Skelton Esqr.

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