Letter – Nicholas Walton to Peter Mulcaster – 3 Dec 1781

Document Type: Letter
Date: 3 Dec 1781
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Peter Mulcaster
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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                                                   				Farnacres 3d Decemr 1781

Messrs Mulcaster 

      You receive Inclosed an Account of the produces of Silver compared with the Assays including the last Operation.

      We are sorry to have occasioned you so much trouble by forgetting the Account of the Rents which you have a List of as below with Recets Inclosed & filled up as far as they can be 'till you receive the Money.  All that we have to observe is that in case the Rents are any of them paid in full- the Recet must be expressed in full for Rent if in part it must be expressed in part for Rent.  We wish you a good journey & are

      Your Humble Servants

      Walton & Turner 

PS.   As soon as the pay is over we wish to receive the Recets and an Acct of what money you got from the Tenants & will return your Recets.

Rents due 12th May 1781

Ann Brown      Langley Castle   £46

John Elliot    Silly wrae       £32

Joshua Elliot  Plankey Pasture  £16

Anthony Robson Lough

Nicho Woodman  East dean Raw    £27  5

                               £121  5

           4d to be taken for each Receipt
The silver produce account was not included with the copy letter used here

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