Letter – Nicholas Walton to Joseph Maylin – 31 May 1775

Document Type: Letter
Date: 31 May 1775
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Joseph Maylin
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 96
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To Mr Joseph Maylin   					

No 113 Minories London

                  					Farnacres 31 May 1775


       We were duly favoured with your Letter of the 22nd instant with an Account of the Bellows being Shipped and hope soon to receive them as they are wanted or will be so in a few days.

       Under cover herewith you receive Bell and Company Bill on Hallifax and Co. for £25.15- being the amount of your charge for the Bellows including Packing and Shipping and for which we desire you will Sign and return the Recet at the foot of the Invoice sent herewith and this you will do the very first Post after you receive this Leter.

       We are Sir Your hble Servts

       W & S 

Invoice Of a pair Bellows for Smelting 

May 20th 1775.     Shiptd on Board the Success George Robinson Master for Newcastle 

One pair Smelting Bellows 7 foot 6 Inch long without pipe/ 6 foot in the Board to the Joint of Staple, by 3 foot 3 Inch wide in the Breath Bore of Pipe 1 1/2 Inch wide. At        £25. 0.0

       Packing in Hair Cloth etc.           15 -


Mark W & S

To the care of Mr Airey of New Castle 

Reced 31 May 1775 of Messrs Walton & Smeaton Twenty Five Pounds Fifteen Shillings being in full of the above Contents.


£25.15...                 				Newcastle Bank 30th May 1775

Twenty Days after Date pay to the Order of Messrs Walton & Smeaton Twenty five Pounds fifteen Shillings. Value received For Bell Cookson Carr Widdrington & Self  Jos Saint

To Messrs Hallifax Mills Glyn & Mitton  London.                                      

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