Letter – Nicholas Walton to Peter Mulcaster – 11 Mar 1774

Document Type: Letter
Date: 11 Mar 1774
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Peter Mulcaster
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 96
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Mr Mulcaster.                              				Farnacres 11th March 1774

       The Lead produced from Mr Wilinsons Cowhill, Cowhill Cross Vein, Cowslitts Cross Vein and Old Cowslitts is very well worth Refining you will therefore get it made into 1Cwt pieces.           

       I am Your hble Servt

       N W Junr

PS.     The last Cake of Bullion runs short of the Assay 22Oz 6Dw 18Gr.  I think upon the whole we oftener run short than we used to do and you observe the above quantity is a considerable falling short.

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