Letter – Charles Busby to Anna Radcliffe – 4 Nov 1722

Document Type: Letter
Date: 4 Nov 1722
Correspondent: Charles Busby
Recipient: Anna Radcliffe
Archive Source: PSAN Misc Vols
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Madam 							9br. the 4th 1722. 

	I have the H'or of 2 letters from y'r Lad'p, as to my Acc'ts I made them to 

Bartholomew day 1722 w'h being the day I entered into your H'ors Service, I would have y'm stand annvally to yt day, but shall bring y'm on to any other time y'r Lad'p shall be pleased. As for wrighting or draweing oute any Accounts, or Rentalls I shall never refuse to do it, and am to go to Capheaton next weeke aboute some to be sent y'r Ho'r. Wee are perfectly happy in our good Gen't and I hear nothing to the contrary but his masters are contented also ; the other Gen't has begun in Aldston Moor, and I hope will do well, but if any thing should happen to the contrary y'r Lad'p may depend of knowing it : Notwithstanding this I can not say all greevances of this kind are redressed, Mr. Garlingtons behaviour has given scandall near 20 year, but much more publiqe within this Six Months ; the original began from an Attache he tooke to one Mich- Bell and his Wife, the man a mean blockheaddy ffellow, and the Woman of no good Character. Howsoever have so deluded him as to spend 400 or 500 of his moneys, and w'n y't would not do to support their extravagances he has borrowed other considerable Summs upon his promiss to keep them harmeless y't either lent the Money, or became bound for it, but Mr. Garlington now being insolvent, these poor people are become great sufferers particulary one who had his goods taken in Execution the other day for 60 pounds, and is intirely ruined by ye same f'm these doeings arise ? of an othere ? w'h I shall pass over, and onely lett y'r Honor know y't before Xmas last Lady Mary entrusted Mr. Garlinton w'th 30 to bring to me to pay the poor and some other Charitys her Lad'p had ordered, w'h money he payed next day to Mr. Sanderson hi part of Bells Rent, and never has not repayed my Lady one ffarthing of it save 5 pounds. Mr. Carnaby knows all these matters, and is for haveing him removed, as no qvestion but he would if your Honor was desirous of the same, for complaint is made by the Poor and on Man to my Lord B op ; I shall write to Yorke againe this Night aboute ffranke Simpson and if no satisfactory answere comes to it, I thinke (if y'r Lad'p be so pleased) the cheapest way will be to go over my selfe, and see how ffarre read^ money will prevaile, for nothing will do w'th these Beggarly Cattle but to carry it with a high Hand, and alleadge, y't y'r Lad'p is no way bound in honor to do any thing towards his releasment. I am in all Humble Duty 

	Your Lad'p Ever most ffaithfull obedient Hum ble Servant 

		char: Busby.

My wife sends her most Madam Humble Respects to your Honor, my Lord, and Lady Anne. 

For The Right Honorable the Countess of Darwentwater att her House in Bruxells Brabant 

p d 4
PSAN 3rd ser, Vol 7, (1915-6), p.128

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