Letter – Nicholas Walton to Peter Mulcaster – 21 Aug 1780

Document Type: Letter
Date: 21 Aug 1780
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Peter Mulcaster
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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To Mr Peter Mulcaster.                         				Farnacres 21st Aug 1780

Mr Mulcaster

[annotated to side:] See Plan of Langley Castle Farm upon Paper.

[The plan is available in the PDF of this document]

       Above you have a Sketch showing the manner in which I wd like to have the Wall built for preventing damage to your Close near the House and to leave the piece a waste [marked on the plan].  You will therefore lay down the Stones accordingly.

       The Bone Ashes are arrived and will I hope be sent by the Carriers this day.

       I shall be glad to have the Silver sent so as to be at Newcastle on Friday & I am etc


       N W Junr

PS. youll soon hear from Mr Turner and abot. Your Memds 

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