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To Mr Peter Mulcaster Farnacres 4th May, 1777 Mr Mulcaster We have reced. yours of the 30th Ulto. and shall return your Rect. for Mrs. Brown’s Rent which you gave when we were at Hexham. The Error you mention shall be rectified the first opportunity. Hope you’ll remember that no new Lead is to be delivered but all the old or Lead of last year and then stop till all is got to Newcastle so as to enable us to make a Lead Carriers pay. If Chrisr Nicholson of Woodhall Mill sends for Lead you may let him have it in his turn with other Carriers. As soon as we can spare time your Farming busyness shall be attended to. When Mr Hilton comes down shall fix with him what is necessary about the Staple and send Nail Rods. We are Yours &c NW Junr. J.S PS A Pig of Lead having been found at Dilston we have given directions to Mr. Labourne to send you about three Pounds of it and desire you will make two Assays each from a Pound of Lead.