Letter – Nicholas Walton to Henry Airey – 11 May 1772

Document Type: Letter
Date: 11 May 1772
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Henry Airey
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66/96
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To Mssrs Henry & Jona. Airey.                 			Keswick 11 May 1772


      As we had scarcely time to answer your Letter after receiving it yesterday at Penrith, before the Post went out, we had not time fully to advert to the Proportion between the Newcastle & London Fodders if therefore you have not already sold the parcel of Lead mentioned we desire that you will not Sell under £14.15.  the price you offered it at and particularly so as we find that when Lead is £14.10 at London the Newcastle Fodder will be worth £15.12  there & consequently of the same value at Newcastle to send immediately into a foreign Country. We are

      Gentleman your most hble Servts



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