Letter – Nicholas Walton to Peter Mulcaster – 9 Mar 1782

Document Type: Letter
Date: 9 Mar 1782
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Peter Mulcaster
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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Messrs. Mulcaster						Farnacres 9th March 1782

      Yours of the 5th inst is now before us.   You are desired to be easy as to the Refinery Wall and we doubt not it will stand very well and that there is no fear in having the Stamp Mill at Work.

     Refined Lead now  £17.. ..    p[er] Fodder

     Silver                6. 2 3/4 p[er] Ounce

      For the time to come you are desired to Mark all the Refined Slag Lead G.H.O. except such Pigs as may be harder than the rest and let them be marked G.H.O.S. So the R.S must be quite dropped.   We are 

      Your &c

      W[alton] & T[urner]

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