Letter – Nicholas Walton to Peter Mulcaster – 10 Jun 1771

Document Type: Letter
Date: 10 Jun 1771
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Peter Mulcaster
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66/96
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Mr Mulcaster 							Farnacres 10th June 1771

      Have reced your Letter and am now perfectly clear as to your being right abt. the produce at Blaydon. I therefore think it quite unnecessary to see yr. Brother ab. this Affair; I am however wishful that we could be better fitt with Reducers and am only sorry (on their Acct) that our present Workmen cannot do as well as any others. There cannot be any change made til further and it would be on that Account improper to lett the least transpire at present. I heartily pray for Rain both on your behalf and on that of the whole Country. I am

      Yr Hble Servt

      N W Junr

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