Journal Entry – William Hooper – 5 Jan 1833

Document Type: Journal Entry
Date: 5 Jan 1833
Correspondent: William Hooper
Archive Source: TNA ADM 80 15
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Saturday 5th January 1833

Rent from <Soppitt> Newlands W. Farm £38.10

Rent from Pringle Borewell Farm £155

Rent fr. Robinson £40

Received a letter from Mr Crawhall stating the desire of the Railway Compy to meet the wishes of the C[ommissioners] of the Hospl, as to compensating the Tenants, and that Mr B Johnson is instructed to call upon me, and explain.

Received Mr Burnup’s valuation of the Lead Wharf - £200

The tenant of Scremerston fishery claimed re-payment of the three years Tweed tax, according to the Act. To be enquired into, and reported to the Board.

Mr Wades’ claim for Office rent, at 332 a year, to May 1834. The Maps etc belong to the Hospital.

Mr Johnson called and stated on behalf of the Railway Co that they are quite willing to pay immediately the full value of the land taken from the Tenants, and the full amount of damage for injury of Crops, trespass, etc., but that some of the Tenants had claimed double the value of the Land, which the Company were not disposed to pay without reference to the Board, - Informed him that I thought the intentions of the Company would be satisfactory to the Board, but that as soon as I had ascertained the facts on the spot, I would report to the Board and the Company should hear further.

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