Letter – Nicholas Walton to Peter Mulcaster – 15 Mar 1777

Document Type: Letter
Date: 15 Mar 1777
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Peter Mulcaster
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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To Mr Mulcaster					Farnacres 15th March 1777


Mr Mulcaster

      Yesterday I reced your Letter as also the Silver which weighs exactly 604 ½ Ounces 

   The weight by Assay shd have been 646:16

   Real weight                       604:10

                      Short of Assay  42: 6

What you propose about ending or closing the Accot. for the Pay on the 29 inst. is very right and I hope youll get all compleated in time for the Pay being made on the 22d of April.

      I am Yours &c

      NW Junr.

PS I am glad the Forms about the Farms at the Mill are agreeable 

Silver left in the refined Lead 9 pwts: 19,2 Gr[ains] p[er] Fodder

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