Letter – Nicholas Walton to Peter Mulcaster – 2 Mar 1773

Document Type: Letter
Date: 2 Mar 1773
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Peter Mulcaster
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 96
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Abstract of Mr Walton Junrs Letter to Mr Mulcaster

Mr Mulcaster.                         				Farnacres 2nd March 1773

      Yesterday I wrote to you and sent you a Letter for William Brown which I hope youll receive before, or with, this.

      The recet of the pieces of coloured Lead acknowledged and offer made to pay him for the Book in wch they were Packed.

      If Mr Brown should still continue in the mind of giving up the Cottage and Ground I desire youll Let them to Frank Robinson or any other you may think more proper; but be clear that Brown is to quit at Mayday (12th May) before you lett them to anybody, but do nothing in this til you get my directions about Brown which I sent you the 1st inst (yesterday)

      Corn Riggs Old Cowslitts & Dowkeburn Lead is refineable and you may Smelt Brownleyhill when you will.  I am sorry you are so Poor - I can send you some Money by Mr Hilton so you may send a Recet for what you want.    I am

      Your hble Servt

            	N W Junr

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