Letter – Nicholas Walton to Peter Mulcaster – 3 Jul 1778

Document Type: Letter
Date: 3 Jul 1778
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Peter Mulcaster
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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To Mr Peter Mulcaster


Mr Mulcaster

      We have recd. yours and approve of what you propose as to Mr Wilson but if you get the Cynders of him don’t pay him ‘til you hear further rather let him stay for his Money ‘til the Lead Mill pay.

      The Recets. for the Harsondale Slates &c. we have reced. and will pay you the Amount being £6:5:11 the first opportunity which will be the 17th July inst. at the Meeting for the Alston Road which we desire you’ll attend and we shall then pay you the Forty Pounds we borrowed so pray bring the Rect. or Note which was given for the £70.   We are in great haste

      Yours &c

      W & T

3d July 1778

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