Letter – Nicholas Walton to Peter Mulcaster – 14 Dec 1781

Document Type: Letter
Date: 14 Dec 1781
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Peter Mulcaster
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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Messrs Mulcaster 

      We have received the Computations Nos 1 & 2 as also two Assays of Thortergill Syke Lead which being clearly Refineable we shall not weigh them 'till we receive the other Assays you propose sending us.  We much approve of what you intend as to the Cowhill etc, Brownly Hill and Broomsbury Ore Lead as also with respect to the Nine Pieces of Refined Lead being reckoned part of the Quantity reduced from the Furnace after being Repaired for the reasons you have mentioned which are quite satisfactory. We are

      Your Humble Servts

      Walton & Turner

PS. You may be Winning Stones and getting some to the place for the Toofall to the House wch Mr James Mulcaster lives in.

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