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To Mr Newham Nicholson. Farnacres. 2nd March 1770 Mr Nicholson I desire youll send me by the Bearer, who will wait for it, a particular Account of the Stock of Materials belonging to the Commissioners of Greenwich Hospital in the Lead Warehouse Viz A Weigh Beam with Chains and Wood Bottoms framed wth Iron Weights of Cast Iron with Rings weighing Cwt Qrs at 12 s p cwt Small weights Weighing lbs at 1 1/2d P lb A Pair of Triangles and an Iron Swivel If there is any thing else you will add to it. I find Thomas Ions is in distress about a Demand made by the Duke of Northumberland of 4d P Ton for all Lead laid down at Newburn. Pray let him know that we cannot expect he is to pay this out of his own Pocket and that he must bring down our Lead with all possible expedition. We will see him paid his Disbursements on this Acct. at home or his Man should be seen this day or in case you cannot see either you may send him two Lines by some of the Newburn People who may be in Newcastle this day. I am Your Hble Servt NWJunr. PS I expect you will receive about One Thousand pieces of Lead between this and the 10th instant.