Letter – Nicholas Walton to Peter Mulcaster – 22 Nov 1782

Document Type: Letter
Date: 22 Nov 1782
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Peter Mulcaster
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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Messrs. Mulcaster					Farnacres 22d. Nov.1782.


      We are exceedingly concerned when you acquaint us that 2 Pigs of Lead have been stolen from Langley Lead Mill, which you will observe we have advertised in the Papers of this day.   We approve of a yard and therefore during the course of the Winter desire you will be winning Stones for it.  We think the Wall should not be less than 12 feet high, and we cannot think of a better Method.   Your Observations as to the Effect if we have a yard are quite clear and satisfactory.   We are		

      Your &c.  W[alton] & T[urner]

PS. The Silver is arrived and we hope will go to a good Market, Silver now sells at 6s 5d p[er] Ounce and Refined Lead in small Quantities at £18 - -p[er] Fodr.  The current price for large Quantities being £17.15- .   I find I have omitted ordering you some Iron & Steel but it will come by Johnson on Monday.							

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