Letter – Nicholas Walton to Peter Mulcaster – 23 Jan 1775

Document Type: Letter
Date: 23 Jan 1775
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Peter Mulcaster
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 96
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Mr Mulcaster.                  			Farnacres 23rd January 1775

      On my arrival at Newcastle yesterday from Cumberland I received your Letter of the 13th instant inclosing the Account of Stock at Langley Lead Mill of Materials etc of various kinds.  You desire to have some Iron and I shall certainly send you some of the sorts you mention for the use of the Mill as soon as possible but as to that which will be wanted for the Barrelling there is no hurry.   I am sorry to hear of George Robinson being so poorly but am pleased when you acquaint me that John Wilkinson is got so well again.  I am sure Mr Smeaton and I shall be satisfied with whatever you do as to the supplying any deficiencies which happen in the number of our Workmen and therefore you will act as you see most proper.

      My Father desires to see your Brother James and his Son at this place on Friday first in the morning at or before Eight o Clock and I on that Acct have requested Mr Bell to forward this Letter so as to be with you on Tuesday without fail.   I am

      Your hble Servt

      N W Junr

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