Letter – Hugh Boag to Charles Busby – 2 Jan 1736

Document Type: Letter
Date: 2 Jan 1736
Correspondent: Hugh Boag
Recipient: Charles Busby
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 105
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To Mr Busby at Dilston

      Ravensworth Castle  Janury 2d 1735

Mr Busby

      Mr Walton & me had a letter from Thomas Corbett Esqr of the 20th Decemr last wherein he ordered us to Informe our Selves by what Authority one Mr Radburne Removed a Large Clock & two very Large Coppers from Dilston about this time, twelve Months.  & to what place & how you came to Suffer them to be Removed being then Instructed & had the Charge of what was in the House.  We desire youle be so kind as to let us know where Mr Radburne lives or is to be found,  As Also to let us know what Household goods there are now in the House.

	Please to let us have a Letter by the Returne of the Messenger in Answer to these things we Mention above & youle very much oblidge

	Their is in our Rental for Castlerigg the Customary Rents with fourpenny fines Certain. & Customary Rents 10th fines Arbitrary,  If you would be so good as to Informe us any thing about the Custom of that Mannor it will lay us under Some Obligation

	Please to Transmitt it also by the Bearer, whether is there any fines due their now or not.  & the Nature of them

	I am for Mr Walton & Selfe Sr Yor very Humbl Servt  

      Hugh Boag

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