Letter – Nicholas Walton to Peter Mulcaster – 26 Aug 1769

Document Type: Letter
Date: 26 Aug 1769
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Peter Mulcaster
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66/96
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Mr Mulcaster                                                       			Farnacres August 26. 1769

      I send this to inform you that Mr Smeaton and I shall be at Langley Mill on Monday Morning or rather Noon on the 4th of next Month being Monday Sennr. and advise youll speak to the Smelters to come to Work so as that we may see them at Work.

      As it is troublesome sending Victuals from Hexham pray Provide some Dinner for us, a little Leg of Mutton roasted, with Potatoes to be ready at one or 1/2 past one will do very well. I am

      Your most Hble Servt.

             		N W Junr.

PS. The Dinner must be at our Expence.

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