Letter – Nicholas Walton to Peter Mulcaster – 11 Jan 1782

Document Type: Letter
Date: 11 Jan 1782
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Peter Mulcaster
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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Messrs Mulcaster                                            				Farnacres 11th January 1782 

       We have reced your Letters of the 5th and 7th and hope before this you have got the Roofs repaired, we realy are concerned on Account of the distress you have been in & shall be happy to hear the difficultys are over.


       The produce from the Assays last sent will be as follows.

                             Gr 80ths    Oz pwt Gr

Caple Cleugh & N&S Vein Slag.   56 equal  6.17. 4 8/10 PFod

Dowgang Slag                  1.34 equal 13.19. 7 9/10 PFod

Nattrass                        65 equal  7.19. 6      PFod

Thortergill                   1.74 equal 18 17. 7 2/10 PFod

   Do Supposed not true                  14.14         PFod

       Lead came Price as last mentioned by us and Silver is now £...6.21/2 P Ounce.

       Along with the above Letters we received your annual Acct of Stock at the Lead Mill, your Operation paper for December and Thos Temperleys Stock Paper and Two Weeks Coll.y Accounts.

       We are Your Humble Servants

       Walton & Turner

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