Letter – Nicholas Walton to Christopher Bell – 5 Jun 1775

Document Type: Letter
Date: 5 Jun 1775
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Christopher Bell
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 96
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Mr Bell.                          					Farnacres 5th June 1775.  

       I desire you will let such of the ead Carriers as fall in your way, know that they must have all in at Newcastle by Saturday next and tell Ions he is to have all his Lead at Newcastle upon the same day, for as I am to be at the Mill if possible on Monday next and the Carriers Pay is to be on Thursday Sennt I shall not be able to settle the Warehouse Acct in time for the Pay unless all is brought in by Saturday first.

       The inclosed Mr Mulcaster must have to morrow Evening at farthest. 

       I am Your hble Servt

      N WJunr 

PS The Lead Carriers Pay is to be upon the 15th the Lead Mill Pay upon the 16th

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