Letter – Nicholas Walton to Samuel Lawton – 15 Dec 1774

Document Type: Letter
Date: 15 Dec 1774
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Samuel Lawton
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 96
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To Mr Saml Lawton				Farnacres 15th December 1774


	On the 1st instant we recd your letter of the 23rd Ulto offering your ervice to take care of the rect of the Lead belonging to Greenwich Hospital, at the Warehouse in Sandgate, upon a Salary of Twenty Pounds p Annum.

	In answere to the above we now take the first conv’t opportunity of acquiinging you that we do not want any such Agent at present but in case such a Person was wanted we doubt not Mr Lawton is very well qualified. We are

	Sir You humble servts

		NW Junr	JS

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