Letter – Nicholas Walton to Christopher Bell – 2 Sep 1768

Document Type: Letter
Date: 2 Sep 1768
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Christopher Bell
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66/96
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To Mr. Chrisr. Bell. 						Farnacres 2nd September 1768


      Corbett and Johnson having refused delivering the Lead into the Warehouse at Newcastle unless we pay the Labourers for carrying it from the Waggon to the Warehouse we desire no more Lead may be delivered to any Person if they want to agree to take 13d pPig for Carriage from the Mill to the Warehouse and delivery thereof into the same. We are

      Sir your most Hble Servt

      Nich. Walton Jun.

      J. Smeaton

P.S. Pray let us hear from you & desire Peter Mulcaster will mark the Ticketts for the time to come at 13d pPiece delivered into the Warehouse. After you have read this Letter send it to Mr Mulcaster.

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