Letter – Nicholas Walton to Peter Mulcaster – 9 Dec 1781

Document Type: Letter
Date: 9 Dec 1781
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Peter Mulcaster
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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                                                       				Farnacres 9th Decemr 1781

Messrs Mulcaster

      We have reced your of the 6th inst and observe its Contents; we have also reced the Vouchers for the Lead Ore Carriage Pay all right and Thos Temperleys two weekly Accts ending with the 1st December instant & the Cinder Acct ending at the same time.   We observe you have received £94.6.1 for wch you acknowledge to be accountable, and we desire it may rest with any other Sum you may receive from the Elliott's till further order.  What you have done in giving the Elliots your own Recet is proper.  It gives us concern to hear of Jno Mulcaster having been so ill & we heartily wish him soon perfectly well, as we do likewise, Thomas Barrow who we are sorry to hear continues badly.    You must not Sell any Lead for less than £1.4 P Pig at the Mill.

    Lead now for Refined  £17.2.6     P Fodder

    Silver                    6.2 3/4 P Ounce

      We thank you for your care of Mr Thorntons Letter and sending him the Message we desired. We are

      Your Humble Servts

      Walton & Turner

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