Letter – Hugh Boag to James Wood – 27 Sep 1742

Document Type: Letter
Date: 27 Sep 1742
Correspondent: Hugh Boag
Recipient: James Wood
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66/107
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 To Mr James Wood                                       		Ravensworth Castle      Sept. 27.1742


      Inclosed is a Bill on William Bell Esq. for £119.2.1½  payable to your selfe ten days after date being for 3 Loadings of Coales for the use of the Hospital.

      The Bill is on acct. of the Rents & profits of the Derwentw’r. Estate & you will please to give us Credit for it & in the meantime Acknowledge the Rect. thereof

      I am for Mr Walton & Selfe   

      Sir Yours etc    Hugh Boag

P.S. You should have had this money about two Months [crossed out ‘agoe’] since but we have been much hurried & abroad

Ravensworth Castle    the 27 Sept. 1742

Sir Ten days after date please to pay Mr James Wood or Order the sum of One hundred & nineteen pounds Two shillings & 1½ d for the three last Loadings of Coales sent for the use of the Hospital as by advice from Sir  Your Hble Servt  Hugh Boag

To William Bell Esq at Greenwich  near London

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