Letter – Nicholas Walton to Christopher Wilkinson – 5 May 1782

Document Type: Letter
Date: 5 May 1782
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Christopher Wilkinson
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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			For Langley Lead Mill.

3 Barrs Broad but thin Flat Iron fit for making into Shovels

4 Barrs of Slender Flat Iron

4 Barrs of Slender Square Iron

8 Barrs of Square Iron 1 in 3/16th this to be exactly attended to

Mr. Chris. Wilkinson						Farnacres 5th May 1782

Dear Sir

	You are desired to send the above by John Corbetts Waggon tomorrow & youll be so good as order the 8 Barrs to be picked out early in the Morning & Mr Mulcaster will come himself to pick out the other sorts.   I am

	Dear Sir Your Humble Servant

      Nich Walton Junr.

PS For Langley Limekilns ½ of a Barrel of Gunpowder which I beg may be good.   The whole to be charged to the Commissioners and Governors of Greenwich Hospital & the Iron and Gunpowder to be in separate Notes which must be sent directed to Messrs Mulcaster at Langley Mill.

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