Letter – Nicholas Walton to Peter Mulcaster – 9 Mar 1780

Document Type: Letter
Date: 9 Mar 1780
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Peter Mulcaster
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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Mr Peter Mulcaster.                  				Farnacres 9 Mar 1780

Mr Mulcaster

       There was exactly the same Quantity of Silver left in the Refined Lead last Operation as in the former.   Viz -0 Oz. 14Pwt. 16Gr. 8 10ths P Fodder.

       We are sorry to hear the Frost has done so much damage to your Fences etc.  When we come to the Mill we will give Directions what is to be done in consequence of it.

       On the 18th of April, we propose being with you in the Evening, and the two following days shall be with you, and set out on the 21st for the West Country and on Sunday the 30th of April intend dining at your  House in our way to Hexham, and shall make the Lead Mill Pay on Thursday the 4th of May.   You will therefore we hope be enabled to get the Pay Bill ready against the 18th of April.      We are

                             Yours etc

                                W & T

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