Letter – Nicholas Walton to Mr. Lightfoot – 19 Feb 1776

Document Type: Letter
Date: 19 Feb 1776
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Mr. Lightfoot
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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To Mr Lightfoot						Farnacres 19th Febry. 1776


      I desire you will Order a pipe Stone to be ready against Fryday so as that it may be forwarded by Corbetts Hexham Waggon to Mr. Mulcaster at Langley Lead Mill, and to be of the Dimentions following

Length 29 Inches

Square  7 ¾ Inches

Pipe hole 2 Inches Wide barely and 1 7/8 Inches deep that is to the Top of the Round – The Round to be in the same manner as the Model you shewed Mr. Mulcaster & I when we called upon you last.

      I am for Mr. Smeaton & Self NW Junr.

PS Be very carefull as to the Dimentions of the pipe hole 

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