Letter – Nicholas Walton to Henry Airey – 21 Nov 1774

Document Type: Letter
Date: 21 Nov 1774
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Henry Airey
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 96
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To Messrs Henry & Jona. Airey.           			Farnacres 21 st Novr 1774


       You are desired to Ship immediately, for Mr George Douglass of Berwick upon Tweed, 28 Pieces of our Refined Lead, on Board of the Eleanor James Hall, Master now lying my at Newcastle Quay.  You will give Mr Douglass notice when the Lead is Shipped and may draw upon him at a short date, but we think it would be well not to draw the Bill at a shorter date than one Month.

       We are Your hble Servts

       Walton & Smeaton

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