Letter – Nicholas Walton to Peter Mulcaster – 17 Apr 1774

Document Type: Letter
Date: 17 Apr 1774
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Peter Mulcaster
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 96
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Mr Mulcaster.                         			Farnacres 17 April 1774

       In my Letter of the 10th inst for Thortergill in my remark as to yr Operation ending the 25th Decr last read Rampgill and then all will be right & I observe you have made yr alteration in the Operation now returned you ending 25 Decer last so as to correspond with that now here.

       The Bullion weighs 981 Ounces and looks very well. I have not yet had time to try the Assays.

       We shall not pay the Lead Carriers til all the Lead is carried to Newcastle after giving over this years Carriage which will be I suppose abt the time we made <> all pay last year but that will depend upon the time of giving over and upon the time of getting all to Newcastle

       I am etc

                      N W Junr

Mr Mulcaster desired to meet N Walton Junr at Hexham the 28th ag[ains]t Noon.

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The Dukesfield Smelters and Carriers Project aimed to celebrate and discover the heritage of the Dukesfield Arches & lead carriers' routes between Blaydon and the lead mines of Allendale and Weardale. A two year community project, it was led by the Friends of the North Pennines in partnership with Hexhamshire and Slaley Parish Councils and the active support of Allendale Estates. It was funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and the generous support of other sponsors. Friends of the North Pennines: Charity No:1137467