Letter – Nicholas Walton to William Brown – 11 Jan 1778

Document Type: Letter
Date: 11 Jan 1778
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: William Brown
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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To Mr. Wm. Brown Junr.					Farnacres 11th. Janry. 1778

Dear Sir

      As we have reason to think the Throckley Coals called the Free Coal may, the small part of them be usefull to us at the Lead Mill belonging to Greenwich Hospital, I shall be much obliged by your giving Directions that any Person coming with a Note from Mr. Mulcaster of Langley Mill may have of the right sort such as you send to Bladen but I beg you’ll be so good as give strict Orders they are of the right Sort – the small part of the Free Coal – ready Money must be required by you as I have directed it shall be paid.   I am wth. wishes of many happy years to yourself, Mrs Brown & Family in which I am joined by all here

      Dear Sir Yours &ca


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