Letter – Nicholas Walton to Peter Mulcaster – 30 Jun 1776

Document Type: Letter
Date: 30 Jun 1776
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Peter Mulcaster
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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To Mr Mulcaster							Farnacres 30th. June 1776

Mr. Mulcaster,

      We have reced. your Letter of the 20th and now take the first Opportunity of answering it.

	The Parlour you are desired to get Sealed, and also to get the Yard before the Doors Walled in, as you propose, but it must be Walled with Lime, and Coped with Flaggs laid with a Drip from the Houses so as the Water may run off on the Outside of the Wall.  We are

	Your hble Servants

      Nichs. Walton Junr.   J. Smeaton

P.S. We propose being at Hexham on tuesday Sennt. but if not there, then shall be there on Wednesday Sennt. and desire to see you if you are not otherwise engaged.

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