Letter – Nicholas Walton to Peter Mulcaster – 27 Feb 1770

Document Type: Letter
Date: 27 Feb 1770
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Peter Mulcaster
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66/96
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Mr Mulcaster. 							Farnacres 27th February 1770

      This day I reced. your Letter with the selv. Papers inclosed. You will take off the Piece of Silver all in one piece as you mention and afterwards cut it into four Pieces and Box it up in as little Room as you can I would have the Box so made that either Top or Bottom may be taken off. I think you are quite right in what you propose as to the Washing. The Lead Carriers must Hire and get in all the Lead against the 20th of March if possible. I am

      Your Hble Servt

             		N Walton Junr.

[annotated:] See Copy of Letter to Mr Holmes & Bill. Page 73 [refers to letter and bill of 20 Feb 1770]

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