Letter – Nicholas Walton – 4 Oct 1793

Document Type: Letter
Date: 4 Oct 1793
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 123
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								Farnacres 4 Octr 1793

Dear Sir

       I have rec[eive]d your letter & card of this day and agree with you that it will be right to date the Notices on the Days & <affixing> them on the Sessions Houses. The Estimate for making the Road need not be made by a Surveyor of the Road. The order says ‘there shall be annexed to the Petition an Estimate of the proposed Expence of the Undertaking, signed by the Person or Persons making the same’ and I think you – being the Person or Persons who make the Estimate, sign it, will be sufficient. I think your best way will be to hire a Chaise by the Day and which you may do at 10s/6d for each day out and I recommend your Journey to be As follows.				


Saturday 5th Set out and get to Langley Mill 28

Sunday 6     Get to Penrith                  33

Monday 7     Return to Alston or Langley     20

             If to Langley Mill              13

Tuesday 8    Return home                     28


It will be well to engage as light a Chaise as you can and A pair of true pulled Horses.

       Wednesday 10 Go to Durham early in the Morning & return as soon as you can get the business done and go to Morpeth that Night Thursday go to Alnwick early in the Morning & get to Newcastle that Night. Friday get to Langley Mill in the Evening Saturday 12 get to Alston Lowbyer against Ten o Clock in the Morning & return with us to Langley Mill that Afternoon. I am

       Dear Sir Sincerely

       Nich Walton Junr

PS I shall send Mr Farrer w[i]th a Letter for Mr Wallace and I will write to John Dickinson to be in the way when you get to Alston on Sunday & John <Friend> to show you the Road to Alston

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