Letter – Jonathan Hilton to John Cleaver – 4 Jul 1770

Document Type: Letter
Date: 4 Jul 1770
Correspondent: Jonathan Hilton
Recipient: John Cleaver
Archive Source: AMHS H&H
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A Copy of a Letter sent Mr. Cleaver 				4th July 1770


I am ordered by the Receivers for the Commissioners of Greenwich Hospital to writ you once more in order to know whither my Lord Carlisle & you or either of you intends to work the Lead Veins that are granted to you in this Manor or any of them, you will be so obliging as give me an imediate Answer & it will oblige. 	     	Yours &ca. Jonathan Hilton
John Cleaver had a quarter share in the Earl of Carlisle’s mines

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