Letter – Nicholas Walton to Peter Mulcaster – 5 May 1782

Document Type: Letter
Date: 5 May 1782
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Peter Mulcaster
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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								Farnacres 5th. May 1782

Messrs Mulcaster

      It is expected that John Corbett will bring the Iron and James Johnson the Battens and <Uffer> and you are desired to return by them, in case they can Bring the whole, all the <cast> Iron Barrs which, it is expected, will not be of any further use to the Lead Mill, on condition however that they agree to take 8d. p[er] Cwt on delivery of the same to Mr. Menham at the Skinner Burn Foundery who agrees to pay 4/- p[er] Cwt. For the same, and if James Johnson and John Corbetts Carriages shall not be able to bring the whole away the first turn they make to the Mill, you are desired to let them have the remainder equaly between them at any future time that is most convenient.  We are

      Your Hble Servts.

      Walton & Turner							

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