Letter – Nicholas Walton to Henry Airey – 21 Jan 1782

Document Type: Letter
Date: 21 Jan 1782
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Henry Airey
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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S’s L’s

Stock of Lead in the Warehouse 16th June 1781 & delivd      1523 7667

   Since to the 31st Decemr 1781 from the Lead Mill.           

Sold & delivered to the 3rd Jany 1782 inclusive   1126  5214 

Sold to Dr Hall & Mr Chapman & not dd 3d Jan            2000

                                                            1126 7214

        Unsold 3d January 1782                               397  453

Gentm.                                        					Farnacres 21st January 1782

       Above you have an Acct showing what Lead was remaining unsold 3d net of Lead which was actualy delivered from the Lead Mill 

                                                           S’s 1 L’s 

besides wch there were                                        1  307 

then at the Lead Mill undelivered & so the whole unsold was 398  760 

taking in the whole of the Lead that was in the Warehouse on the Road and at the Mill.    We are

       Gentm. Your Hble Servts

      Walton & Turner 
Recipient unstated but given the similarity to other such letters to the Airey brothers this is assumed to have been for them. Henry Airey used here.

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