Letter – Nicholas Walton to Peter Mulcaster – 3 Apr 1774

Document Type: Letter
Date: 3 Apr 1774
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Peter Mulcaster
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 96
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Mr Mulcaster.                           				Farnacres 3rd April 1774

       On Wednesday the 27th of April instant in the Evening I purpose being at Langley Mill and taking a Bed there the next morning shall set out for Alston and on Saturday the 7th of May Mr Smeaton and I intend being at your House in the Evening, shall stay there til Sunday after dinner and then go to Hexham.  The Mill Pay is to be upon the 11th of May.           

       I am  Your hble Servt

                                 N W Junr 

PS I wd have you give it a consideration whether it would not be worth while to send our Litharge to Newcastle as I find Litharge now Sells as high as Refined Lead and a vast demand for it.

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