Letter – Thomas Walton to Peter Mulcaster – 1 Mar 1782

Document Type: Letter
Date: 1 Mar 1782
Correspondent: Thomas Walton
Recipient: Peter Mulcaster
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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Messrs. Mulcaster

      My Father orders me to acquaint you that no more Lead must be delivered except what is to go directly for Newcastle, he being determined that no more shall go to Newburn ‘til the present Quantity there is delivered into the Warehouse, in which time it may be seen what other Wherrymen it may be proper to employ.   I am

      Gentn.  Your most Hble Servt.

      Tho: Walton

Farnacres 1st March 1782							
Thomas Walton was Nicholas Walton’s son

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