Letter – Nicholas Walton to Peter Mulcaster – 9 Feb 1781

Document Type: Letter
Date: 9 Feb 1781
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Peter Mulcaster
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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Mr Mulcaster							Farnacres 9th February 1781 

      We have reced yours of the 6th and duly note the Contents.  It certainly will be proper for Thomas Temperley to have the care if the Limestone Quarry & Kiln immediately and we have wrote to Mr Thornton about it and desire youll Name it to Thomas as we have not time to write to him this Evening.   The Iron was intended for Nent Force Levell & we are sorry to find that our directions were not properly given when it was ordered.  You are desired immediately to let us know whether it will suit you or not at Langley Mill because if it will you may as well keep it & we will send some more to Nent  Force Levell but beg to know by Sundays Post and we will give directions accordingly. If it should not suit you we must get it from the Mill to Alston as well as we can and as soon as possible, as it will be wanted.        We are

      Your Humble Servants

      Walton & Turner 

PS We have not yet had time to go through your Proposal of the 23d Ulto but shall do that as soon as possible and you may always be assured of our best wishes.

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