Letter – Nicholas Walton to Peter Mulcaster – 23 Sep 1775

Document Type: Letter
Date: 23 Sep 1775
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Peter Mulcaster
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 96
  • Transcription
  • Comments (0)
  • Change font
    If columns/tables do not appear straight, change font
                                            Bouse    Cutting

There has been received) from Greengill      281.4     43.2

By the Operation) From Do - North String      78.2      - -

                                             359.6     43.2

Mr Mulcaster reckons there has been smelted  338       45 -

                                Bouse short   21.6 Over 1.6

                                Cutting over   1.6

                          Short in the whole. 20 - or shd be Stock

Mr Mulcaster.                                 				Farnacres 23rd Septem 1775

       I desire you will examine the above & that you will at your Convenience make Copy's of the operations for 1st & 29th July as they are now altered; and that for August must be made out anew, with the above Error set right, and the Stock of Lead and litharge must be set down in it, tho' not in the others for the 1st & 29th July.  As we have entered the supplemental Work, as done upon the 10th of June, tho' in fact, it was not finished till the 24th August, this is the only way I could devise to keep the Accounts clear, and ther was no other way that I could think of to keep last Years Accounts separate from this.   I am

       Your Humble Servant

      Nichos. Walton Junr 

Leave a comment

We welcome further information or corrections on topics and incidents mentioned in individual letters. It might take a while before your comments are checked for adding to public view within the website. We cannot undertake further research in response to questions.

Your email is never published nor shared. Required fields are marked *


General Discussion
Suggested correction or addition


  Return to search results or refine/create new search
The Dukesfield Smelters and Carriers Project aimed to celebrate and discover the heritage of the Dukesfield Arches & lead carriers' routes between Blaydon and the lead mines of Allendale and Weardale. A two year community project, it was led by the Friends of the North Pennines in partnership with Hexhamshire and Slaley Parish Councils and the active support of Allendale Estates. It was funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and the generous support of other sponsors. Friends of the North Pennines: Charity No:1137467