Letter – Nicholas Walton to Peter Mulcaster – 14 Jul 1780

Document Type: Letter
Date: 14 Jul 1780
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Peter Mulcaster
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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To Mr Peter Mulcaster.                    				Farnacres 14th July 1780

Mr Mulcaster

       Yours of the 10th is come to hand and we are obliged by your punctuality as to Isaac Burnhopes Acct and glad that you are convinced that our Accts with you are right.   We approve the orders you have given Watson.

       We are pleased to hear the Shaft is compleated and that the Men have made better Wages of the last bargain than was expected.

       The Walling the inside of the Dam on the Common as mentioned to Mr Walton when he was last at Hexham had best be got done immediately to prevent any accident to the Level.

       Poor John Robson will we doubt never get well enough to be of any service again to us for which we are concerned both on Acct of Greenwich Hospital and himself.        We are

       Your etc 

       W & T

PS.    If you have time shall be glad to see you at Hexham on 1st August at Dinner.

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