Letter – Hugh Boag to James Wood – 18 Aug 1738

Document Type: Letter
Date: 18 Aug 1738
Correspondent: Hugh Boag
Recipient: James Wood
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 106
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      Ravensworth Castle  18th Aug. 1738

To Mr James Wood


      I have sent you a Kitt of Salmond from Berwick on Board the Endeavour Captain Stapan Master a Whitby Vessell. I wish it may prove good.

	I am Sorry it was not Earlier in the Season but as I was circumstanced and some time I spent before a ship was ready to sail from that Port I could not send it sooner. Pray my Humble Service to your Sister Wood & all the Young Ladies that danc’d so well the last night  I was at your House. I return you many thanks for all favours I had when with you & pray my Hble Service to the Honest Doctor & good Mr Maul & Wife  I am for Mr Walton & Self

      Sr Your Hble Servt

      Hugh Boag 

My Wife gives her Service to You & family.

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