Letter – Nicholas Walton to Peter Mulcaster – 22 May 1780

Document Type: Letter
Date: 22 May 1780
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Peter Mulcaster
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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To Mr Peter Mulcaster.                             		Farnacres 22d May 1780

Mr Mulcaster

      I send this only to desire that you will let me have the Operation ending last years work, as soon as your Convenience can admit of it, and that you will let me know what Breadth you and Mr Smith set out the new Road to be at Lowbyer: Mr Hilton has seen Mr Bird who seems to behave very fairly upon the Occasion.   

      I am Your etc

            	N W Junr

PS  As soon as you hear all the Lead is come in I shall be glad to hear from you but before that and the sooner the better I shd like to receive the Acct of what Lead has been delivered & to whom since the last Lead Carriers Pay.

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