Letter – Nicholas Walton to Peter Mulcaster – 25 Jan 1782

Document Type: Letter
Date: 25 Jan 1782
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Peter Mulcaster
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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Messrs Mulcaster                                            			Farnacres 25th Janury 1782 

       We inclose you a Table showing the produce of Assay of Bullion computed for One Fodder of Lead and supposing the Assay to weigh for 1/80th part of a Grain to a whole Grain from One Pound of Lead.

       When you were at Farnacres we delivered you several Tables showing at what prices of Lead and Silver the Lead seemed worth Refining.  When you have copied them we shd be glad to have them returned.

       As we expect soon to have the Howdons and James Watson here to settle their Acct you are desired to get James Watson to bring an Acct with him what Wood and Deals wd be wanted for the Toofall for Mr James Mulcaster & if anything more will be wanted for the two new Rooms he shd bring an Acct of that too& he shall then have directions to order what is necessary. We are

      Your Humble Servants 

      	Walton & Turner

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