Letter – Nicholas Walton to Peter Mulcaster – 30 Dec 1771

Document Type: Letter
Date: 30 Dec 1771
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Peter Mulcaster
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66/96
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Mr Mulcaster							Farnacres 30 Decemr 1771

      The Bullion including the 12 Ounce piece weighed just 488 Ounces so you will enter it all in the Blank for Operation ending the 28th December inst. I shall be glad to hear you got well home & am

      Your Hble Servt

      N W Junr

PS You said nothing about the Plate of Iron for the Bellows instead of Lead and I quite forgot it myself but I dare say you understand how it is to be fixed so as to admit of Wedging.

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