Letter – Nicholas Walton to Peter Mulcaster – 27 May 1781

Document Type: Letter
Date: 27 May 1781
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Peter Mulcaster
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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Mssrs Peter and James Mulcaster 					Farnacres 27th May 1781

       We have received your Letter of the 26th since writing our Letter this morning.  The Lead we hope is nearly all in and we shd be glad to have whole at NewCastle without amoments delay otherwise we may have a difficulty in getting things ready agt the Pay.  What you propose with respect to the Reducing is quite agreable to us.   When ever it is convenient to you shall be glad to receive the Operation, Pay Bill, etc but do not wish to have them a moment sooner.  What we have received as to the Expence of the alterations of the Housing for Mr James Mulcaster does not in the least alter our sentiments, with regard to the payment for the work and materials on that Acct.     We are

       Yr Humble Servts

       Walton & Turner

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