Letter – Nicholas Walton to Peter Mulcaster – 1 Jun 1772

Document Type: Letter
Date: 1 Jun 1772
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Peter Mulcaster
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66/96
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Mr Mulcaster                                                  			Farnacres 1st June 1772 

      We desire youll send down a Cask of Fume of the best sort; we dont mean that it should be picked or sorted so as to be particular but a Cask of the general run of the best kind.  You will take care that the Cask is well hooped and put up it being intended to send to London for a sample and unless will put up will get shaked to pieces before it gets thither.  You will send it down in such way as to get expeditiously to the Warehouse at Newcastle where we would have it left and you will write to us when you send it off.  We are

      Your hble Servts

      N W Junr


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