Letter – Nicholas Walton to Peter Mulcaster – 20 Jul 1776

Document Type: Letter
Date: 20 Jul 1776
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Peter Mulcaster
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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								Farnacres 20th. July 1776

Mr Mulcaster

      Having gone through the several Operations we do not find it will be necessary to make any Alteration or Addition to any of them except that ending 25 May, in which you have omitted the Stock of Refined Slag Lead being 103 1 ½ Cwt pieces. 

      We doubt not you have had, and continue to have plenty of Rain; the Hay in this Part of the Country is almost spoiled.   We are

      Your Hble Servants

      N.W. Junr.  J.S.

P.S.  We have just reced. yr. Letters of the 16th & 17th Instant and are glad to hear you are getting on with the Dam & Furnaces & also that you find you are better supplied wth. Cynders than you used to be.   We cannot yet say when the Pay can be.				

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