Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Smeaton – 1 Jun 1770

Document Type: Letter
Date: 1 Jun 1770
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Smeaton
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66/96
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Part of. Mr Walton Junrs Letter of 1st June 1770 to Mr Smeaton.

      Mr. Mulcaster writes me that the Stamp Mill cannot go when the Refinery is at Work   it takes when the Work together more Water than will Work four pair of Bellows and the Troughs which carry the Water to the Refinery Wheel will not even contain so much Water as is necessary to Work the Stamp Mill and Refining bellows at one Time.

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