Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Finch – 13 Dec 1776

Document Type: Letter
Date: 13 Dec 1776
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Finch
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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To Mr John Finch				Farnacres near Gateshead 13th. Decemr 1776


      As I find it is well to speak in Time I now give you the trouble of this letter to desire, now that this Years Ashes are Completed, you will let us have Two Hundred Casks next Year and you may begin the delivery when ever you find it convenient & the sooner the order is completed the more agreeable it will be.   I am for Mr Smeaton & Self

      Your’s &c

      NW Junr.

PS Pray direct your Letters To Messrs Walton & Smeaton Gateshead

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