Letter – Nicholas Walton to William Hollier – 2 Feb 1781

Document Type: Letter
Date: 2 Feb 1781
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: William Hollier
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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Mr Hollier at Mrs Pearsons Westgate				Farnacres 2d February 1781


      Having received a Message from you in which you desire to know whether we have any Grey Slags to dispose of and at what price, we take the first opportunity of acquainting you that a considerable Quantity of Grey Slags are produced from the work where we have the Direction, but we are not desirous to sell them and have refused Offers, which have been made for the Grey Slags produced at our Work; if however you will make us an Offer of what you will pay for each Hundredweight we will give the matter a full consideration and are

      Sir Your etc

      W & T

PS. We shall expect ready Money on delivery at the Work. The work where the Slags are produced is near Thirty Miles West from Newcastle.

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