Letter – Nicholas Walton to Peter Mulcaster – 5 Oct 1781

Document Type: Letter
Date: 5 Oct 1781
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Peter Mulcaster
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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Mssrs Mulcaster.                            				Farnacres 5th October 1781

       On Monday Evening Mr Farrer will be with you at Langley Mill on his way to Alston on Thursday I shall be with you in the Evening and stay the three following days.  Mr Farrer will return from Alston on Thursday and John Wren with him who will leave Langley Mill the day following but Mr Farrer will stay as long as I do.

       If you can I desire you will make two Assays from the Lead which was smelted from the 17 Tons of Grey Slag and two Assays from the Lead which was Smelted from the 15 1/4 Tons of Grey Slag.  I wish much to have the above done against I come up to the Mill.

       I am Your Humble Servt

       Nich Walton Junr 

PS  We have only had £3 P Ton offered for Slags.

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