Letter – Nicholas Walton – 6 Sep 1772

Document Type: Letter
Date: 6 Sep 1772
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66/96
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An Account or State of the Rents to be paid Thomas Brown for 82A 2R 8P  of his Farm as now spoiled by the Smelting Mill and Refinery Smoke and taken up by the Buildings & necessary works, as now occupied by Mr Mulcaster as a Farm & proposed to be added thereto, as also of four little Farms intended for the Workmen inhabiting Cottages built near the said Mill to enable them to keep Cows.

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77 1 8 of Ground taken of Tho Brown at 6s6d pAcre  £25.2.6

 5 1   of Do                        at 4s   pAcre      1.1


                                           Abated      3.6

                     Rent to be paid Thomas Brown            £26.-.-

Made up thus

The Hospital must at all events pay for the spoil 

  of Ground wch amounts to 21A 2 R 31P at 6s6d.    £ 7 

Mr Mulcaster & the Workmen for the remr Quantity 

  of Ground which is 60A 3R 17P it is proposed 

  they shall lay the following Rents 

    Mr Mulcaster for his Farm                      £6. 2.6

    The Workmen for their four little Farms        13. 7

                                                  £19. 9.6

                                                  £26. 9.6 

Deduct 9s6d proposed to be applied towards 

  paying five p Cent upon such money as shall 

  be expended in Fences.                               9.6


Farnacres 6th September 1772

      NW Junr

      J S

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