Letter – Nicholas Walton to George Douglas – 6 Oct 1769

Document Type: Letter
Date: 6 Oct 1769
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: George Douglas
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66/96
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Part of Mr Walton Junrs Letter of 6th Oct 1769 to Mr G Douglass

      I send this to Inform you that I have paid Mr Airey & Son One Hundred and Two Pounds Thirteen Shillings & 31/2 for 98 Pieces of Lead including the Charge of Shipping, sent you to Berwick; we will settle the amount when we have the pleasure of meeting at Whittingham.

PS You have a Copy of the Acct below.

Mr George Douglass. To Thomas Airey & Son Dr


1769                                 F C Q Lb                                             

April 21 To 56 ps of Refined Lead wt 4   1 14 at 14 6/8  £59  5  3

         To shiping                                           4  6

August 9 to 42 ps of Refined Lead wt 3     21 at 14 2/8  £42 17  6 1/2

         To shiping                                           6  -

                                                        £102 13  3 1/2


Reced. 2d October 1769 of Mssrs Walton & Smeaton One Hundred and Two Pounds Thirteen Shillings and 31/2 the Contents above in full.

                                                      by Thomas Airey & Son

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