Letter – Nicholas Walton to Henry Airey – 8 Oct 1776

Document Type: Letter
Date: 8 Oct 1776
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Henry Airey
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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To Messrs Heny. & Son Airey					Farnacres 8th Octor. 1776

Dear Brothers

      I cannot yet make any computation of this years Quantity of Lead as the Ore carriage is not yet finish’d I send you inclosed the Tickett which was given by <J> Carrick for Lead delivered Wm. Wilson, which Lead Wilson said he never delivered & which Tickett not being claimed by any other Carrier, it should be destroyed as being of no use.   I am

	yours &c NW Junr.

PS Mr Smeaton & I shall be glad to receive for the Lead delivered & Sold in June, on Friday the 18 inst at Mrs Marleys & I send you the Accot. herein.	

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