Letter – Robert Hodgson to Benjamin Hutton – 13 Feb 1788

Document Type: Letter
Date: 13 Feb 1788
Correspondent: Robert Hodgson
Recipient: Benjamin Hutton
Archive Source: AMHS H&H
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Mr. Ben Hutton / No. 2 Angel Court / Friday Street

      Yours I rec’d and have spoke to young Mr. Hutchinson who says he will endeavour to get your Accts settled with his father as soon as he possibly can, which he says shall be sent to you. Should you not receive them in time Mr. Jno. Hutchinson lives at the Loaning near Alstone Cumberland.

      We have been in Expectation of Mr. Gilbert’s coming here all this month, in order to make his Leadmine pays so soon as he arrives we shall get Greengill Leadmine payments made of which I’ll send you the particulars thereof as well as a state of the Leadmine

      I am Robt Hodgson
Undated but it appears to be the letter referred to as ‘this day received’ on 16 Feb 1788 so is dated three days previous to that

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