Letter – Nicholas Walton to Richard Probert – 26 Aug 1780

Document Type: Letter
Date: 26 Aug 1780
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Richard Probert
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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Mr Rich Probert.                                      				Farnacres 26th Augt 1780

Mr Probert

       You will be so obliging as immediately on Recet hereof to wait upon Mr Holmes who will pay you £22 - for the last 50 Casks of Bone Ashes.

       We have some loss by the Bone Ask Casks not coming so good as usual and therefore beg you will take care to let us have better Casks for the future and we must desire to have the Bone Ashes packed with Paper as formerly used to be done as in case of any small openings in the Joints of the Casks that will prevent the Ashes shaking out.

       We are very desirous to receive the other 50 Casks of Bone Ashes with all possible dispatch and as soon afterwards as you can 50 more.  We are

       W & T

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