Letter – Nicholas Walton to Peter Mulcaster – 17 Mar 1775

Document Type: Letter
Date: 17 Mar 1775
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Peter Mulcaster
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 96
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Mr Mulcaster.                           			Farnacres 17th March 1775.   

       As I should think it likely that the Mountain Ash, or Wicken Tree as it is more commonly called, would make good <Stampen> for the Stamp Mill, I desire you will get some Person to ask Wm Labourne abt that, and if it is thought the Wood will answer, let it be cut accordingly and as the Holly and other Wood will pack better in the House and take up less room if blocked out for the use it is intended, I would have that done as soon as the whole has got to the Mill.  I have reced your Letter about Abraham Steel and approve of what you have done & am

       Yr hble Servt

       N W Junr

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