Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Ibbetson – 6 Oct 1770

Document Type: Letter
Date: 6 Oct 1770
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Ibbetson
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66/96
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To John Ibbetson Esq. 					Farnacres 28th September 1770


      Since meeting you on the 23rd instant we are informed that Orders are given to the Turnpike Barr keeper to let the Lead Carriages pass, only paying once a day til a meeting of the Commissioners of the Glenwelt Road is held, when it is supposed every thing will be Settled in a manner agreable to the Carriers. We are

      Sir your most Obed. Servts

      Walton & Smeaton

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