Letter – Nicholas Walton to Jonathan Airey – 7 Oct 1781

Document Type: Letter
Date: 7 Oct 1781
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Jonathan Airey
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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                                                  <Ss  Ls>

Stock of Lead in the Warehouse 16th June 1781    1267  1879 

Delivered Since from Langley Mill

1781 June 30 - Operation ending then               24  1004

     July 28.   Do                                      920

     Augt 25.   Do                                 36  1021

     Septem 29. Do                                 14   992

                Total                            1341  5834

Lead Sold Viz.                       <Ss Ls>                                          

2 June Dr Hall & not <dd> the 16th  1000 

3 Aug Sevl Sales as p Acct then dd    60 3224

1 Oct  Do                  then dd    26  331    1086  3555

Remains for sale after delivering Dr Halls 1300   255  2279

Dear Jonathan                 							Farnacres 7th October 1781

       Above you an Account which shows what Lead remains for Sale after deducting all that is sold to the 1st inst inclusive and we shall go on for some Months producing about 1000 pieces P Month.  I am glad to acquaint you that the Mines are lately improved & I hope will still grow better.         I am

       Dear Jonathan Yours very Affectly

       Nich Walton Junr

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