Letter – Nicholas Walton to Peter Mulcaster – 7 Jul 1780

Document Type: Letter
Date: 7 Jul 1780
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Peter Mulcaster
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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To Mr Peter Mulcaster.              

Mr Mulcaster

       On looking over the Lead Carriers Bills, we find we have allowed Isaac Burnhope One Pound more than we ought to have done as youll see by the inclosed Account herein youll observe 40 pieces set down at 8 1/2d.  £2:8:4 which shd have been £1:8:4 youll therefore get him to sign the inclosed Recet and Promissory Note and give him up the Recet which has the mistake in it.          We are

       Yours etc

       W & T

7 July 1780

PS  Find us the Recet and Note the first convenient opportunity.

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The Dukesfield Smelters and Carriers Project aimed to celebrate and discover the heritage of the Dukesfield Arches & lead carriers' routes between Blaydon and the lead mines of Allendale and Weardale. A two year community project, it was led by the Friends of the North Pennines in partnership with Hexhamshire and Slaley Parish Councils and the active support of Allendale Estates. It was funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and the generous support of other sponsors. Friends of the North Pennines: Charity No:1137467