Letter – Nicholas Walton to Peter Mulcaster – 31 Mar 1774

Document Type: Letter
Date: 31 Mar 1774
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Peter Mulcaster
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 96
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Mr Mulcaster.                               				Farnacres 31 Mar 1774

       I have reced your Letter of the 28th inst with the Operation inclosed for the present Month.

       The Operation for the Pay had best end up in the 30th of April and if you shd not happen to get all compleated which shd come into the Pay Bill til after the middle of May such things may notwithstanding be brought into the Operation ending the 30th of April.

       I have no objection to your going on with the new Ore as you propose.

       Yesterday I ordered you a Ream of Paper which will come by Corbett to morrow.

       The time of the Pay I cannot yet tell but you observe as above the Account for it must end the 30th of April. 

           	I am for Mr Smeaton & Self Sir your most hble Servt

       N W Junr 

PS Set on the Lead Carriage on Monday.

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