Letter – Nicholas Walton to Thomas Brown – 6 Sep 1772

Document Type: Letter
Date: 6 Sep 1772
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Thomas Brown
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66/96
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To Thomas Brown


      You must immediately give over Leading any thing along the Ground which is agreed for and confine yourself to pass along the Turnpike made to the Mill or, otherwise we shall certainly employ some other Person to lead the Coals etc to Langley Mill; we are however of opinion it will be agreable to you to oblige us and not to put us under the disagreable necessity of employing another.

      We are your very hble Servts

      W & S 

Farnacres 6th Sep 1772

PS We shall keep the Ground agreed for and the Rent will be £26 p Annum.

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