Letter – Nicholas Walton to Peter Mulcaster – 11 May 1775

Document Type: Letter
Date: 11 May 1775
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Peter Mulcaster
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 96
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Mr Mulcaster.                               			Farnacres 11th May 1775

      In answer to your Letter of the 8th I still we take the first opportunity of acquainting you that we approve of what you propose as to the Smelting of the Slags and paying the Slag Smelters on Account, til all their work belonging the last years Ore is finished.

      The Silver weighed 769 1/2 Ounces.

      We are glad to hear you have got on so well at Langley Mill with the Buildings.

      It certainly will be right to continue letting Wm Pattison have Lead while he goes for Wood, according to agreement, but none other shd have any.       We are

      Your hble Servts

           		N W Junr  J S

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