Letter – Nicholas Walton to Joseph Hilton – 27 Feb 1775

Document Type: Letter
Date: 27 Feb 1775
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Joseph Hilton
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 96
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Mr Jos. Hilton                        			Farnacres 27th Febry 1775

Mr Hilton

       In consequence of my desire to you I expected to have had a calculation of the Quantity of Ore for the Year before this time and I beg you will not fail to meet me at Langley Mill on Friday next, with it.  I shall, I believe, be there in the morning, or perhaps it may be one or two in the Afternoon - I am much surprised at your not having been there before now, it shows a want of attention I did not expect.     I am

       Your affect hble Servt

               	N W Junr

PS.  Mr Fryer is quite at a stand for want of answers and instructions as to the Memorandum I gave you. could not you come along with me from the Mill and settle this.

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