Letter – Nicholas Walton to Christopher Wilkinson – 20 Oct 1779

Document Type: Letter
Date: 20 Oct 1779
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Christopher Wilkinson
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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Chrisr Wilkinson Esq.                            			Farnacres 20th Octor 1779


       We desire you will send by James Johnson Hexham Carrier on Friday next the following Articles for the Commissioners and Governors of Greenwich Hospital for Langley Lead Mill and to be directed with a Bill of Parcels to Mr Peter Mulcaster at the said Mill viz

7 Barrs of Sqr Iron Somewhat more than 1 1/8 Inch but not quite 1 1/4 Sqr

4 Barrs of the Smallest Sqr Iron such as is used at the Mines for Jumpers

2 Barrs of the Weakest sort of Flat Iron

2 Do of Flat Iron a little stronger

2 Do ....of Do........very strong, but it will be well not to have them above 3Inches or 

       a little more in Breadth A Bundle of Strong Nail Rods A Bundle of String Hoops

2 Barrs of Sqr Steel

We are. Sir Yours etc

       W & T

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