Letter – Jonathan Hilton to John Cleaver – 5 Dec 1772

Document Type: Letter
Date: 5 Dec 1772
Correspondent: Jonathan Hilton
Recipient: John Cleaver
Archive Source: AMHS H&H
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A Copy of a Letter sent Mr. Cleaver 				5th Decr. 1772


I take this Oppertunity to inform you that I have taken in the accot of Expences at Greengill & the other Mines in Alstonmoor where you are concerned with Lord Carlisle & find the amount to be about £480. Your fourth shair of which will be £120 which sum I shall be much obliged to you for remitting me as soon as you can as I should wish to make the Pays the Latter End of this Month as usual after which you may expect to hear from me with a Copy of the Paybill & other Particulars relating to the Tryals.

      I am &ca. Jona Hilton

P.S. I had £30.12.7¼ of your Cash in hand after last Pay & I think will be Necessary for me to keep so much in Hand this year for suporting the workmen. 

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