Letter – Nicholas Walton to Henry Airey – 25 May 1773

Document Type: Letter
Date: 25 May 1773
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Henry Airey
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 96
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To Mssrs Henry & Jona Airey.            			Farnacres 25 May 1773


       We have had a Mr Selby with us who wants as he tells us 500 pieces of lead; he is a Plumber in Edinburgh but is a stranger to us and we know nothing of his circumstances neither for or against; you will therefore yourselves judge whether you are to deal with him or not.  

We are Gentm. Your most hble Servts

       N W Junr  J S 

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