Letter – Nicholas Walton to Peter Mulcaster – 27 Sep 1770

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

      As the Man at the Turnpike Gate has Orders to let the Carriages pass taking notice how often they do so in a day and only to take pay once a day there is no Occasion for you to do any thing now but get an Account from the Carriage Men how often they pass every day In order that we may be enabled to check Mr Benjamins Acct.

      I have reced your Letters and think what you have done in consequence of my Letter inclosing the Case etc quite right and I very much approve of your case about the Litharge the last Quantity is indeed amazingly rich. I am

      Your Hble Servt

      Nich Walton Junr.

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