Letter – Nicholas Walton to Peter Mulcaster – 4 Oct 1772

Document Type: Letter
Date: 4 Oct 1772
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Peter Mulcaster
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66/96
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Mr Mulcaster 							Farnacres 4th October 1772 

      As we shall be at Langley Mill on Friday Night and stay with you til Sunday after dinner you need not bring your Books and Papers with you to Haydon Bridge when you come to dine with us there at the Court.  You will provide some Victuals for us as usual.  I shd not have said so because you always provide too much.  Between this and then I shall send some Brandy and Rum and Wine and some Tea and Sugar.   Pray let Mr Hilton know when we propose being at the Mill and that we shall settle the Pay Bill on Saturday and Sunday the 24th and 25th at your House, you will at the same time let him know we shall be glad of his Company at Haydon Bridge Court Dinner.

      The Cheese wch is much liked weighed 12lbs 1920Grains and I own myself indebted to you for it and at the same time I am obliged by your letting me have it.        I am

      Your hble Servt

      N W Junr.

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