Letter – Jonathan Hilton to Germaine Lavie – 21 May 1773

Document Type: Letter
Date: 21 May 1773
Correspondent: Jonathan Hilton
Recipient: Germaine Lavie
Archive Source: AMHS H&H
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A Copy of a Letter sent Mr. Lavie 				21 May 1773

Dr Sir,

I take the Liberty of acquainting you that I have received Sixty Pounds from Mr Ramshay in order to support the Workmen at Stanhope and in Alston moor. I hope in One or Two Months to have the Pleasure of giving you an agreeable accot about Greengill West End Lead Mine the vein looks very well in the Platebed where we have cut it & I hope there is no fear of its doing well in the bearing Sills.

      I am &c Jonathan Hilton

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