Letter – Nicholas Walton to Peter Mulcaster – 10 Nov 1773

Document Type: Letter
Date: 10 Nov 1773
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Peter Mulcaster
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 96
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Mr Mulcaster.                               			Farnacres 10th Novr 1773

       We have examined the Operation ending the 16th Ult and find it right in every particular.

       The last Bullion according to our weights came to 693 Ounces which is 16 Ounces more than you reckoned it and 13 Oz. 7Dw. 9 6/10 GR more than by Assay it ought to have amounted to.   This will partly make up the loss  P last Cakes.

       We are Your hble Servts

       N W Junr    J S 

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