Letter – Nicholas Walton to Thomas Temperley – 28 Jul 1781

Document Type: Letter
Date: 28 Jul 1781
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Thomas Temperley
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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Thomas Temperley                                     				Farnacres 28th July 1781 

       We have received your Letter of the 19th inst and approve of your going on in working, with the present Men till you see whether the demand after Hay Harvest will answer or not and we also approve of your lowering the Price of Cynders to 9d P Sack for the reasons you have given & desire you will acquaint the Agent at the Cupola immediate & make it as publick as you can only don't call it anywhere.  The price for the Stackyard Wall seems rather high, but don't let it stop.   When you get the Coal shall be glad to have your Acct of it and that a Tryal shd be made of it for Reducing let it cost what it will getting.

       We are Your well wishers

       Walton & Turner

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