Letter – Nicholas Walton to Thomas Ions – 9 Sep 1771

Document Type: Letter
Date: 9 Sep 1771
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Thomas Ions
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66/96
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To Mr Thomas Ions 							Monday Night

Mr Ions

      I desire youll call upon me here tomorrow Evening (Tuesday) with an Acct of the Number of Pigs of Greenwich Hospital Lead that have been delivered at Newburn since the last Lead Carriers Pay was made in which Number you must include the Lead which you found amongst the Sand, three pieces as I remember. You must not fail letting me have this Account tomorrow as I shall not wait upon the Gentlemen at the Audit til I get it. If you could send it by the bearer without stopping him more than 1/2 an hour it would save you the trouble of coming here but otherwise you must come yourself. I am

      Your Hble Servt

      N W Junr
Date not given but probably between previous (9th Sept) and subsequent (16th) letters. 9th Sept was a Monday and is the date used here.

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