Letter – Nicholas Walton to Peter Mulcaster – 2 Dec 1782

Document Type: Letter
Date: 2 Dec 1782
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Peter Mulcaster
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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Messrs Mulcaster,						Farnacres 2d Decemr. 1782.

      We have received your Letter of the 24th Ulto. and very much approve of your second Scheme of Two Yards instead of one, you will therefore be preparing Stones, and, as soon as the Season suits in the Spring, let the whole be finished.

	As soon as the Ore Carriage Accot. can be made out we shall be glad to see you at Farnacres for the Money, but you must send the Accot. before you come, and we will have the Money all ready put up for you.

	We observe all the Assays last sent are from refineable Lead.   We are

      Your Hble Servts.

      Walton & Turner							

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