Letter – Hugh Boag to Shaftoe Downs – 14 Mar 1743

Document Type: Letter
Date: 14 Mar 1743
Correspondent: Hugh Boag
Recipient: Shaftoe Downs
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66/107
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To Mr Downs.                     					Ravensworth Castle 14 March 1742/3


        I am ashamd of not answering your first Letter about Dixons Bond but I have been in the North & other <entrides> has prevented me besides Mr Walton is not now at home & as it’s to be a Joynt affidavit must refer it till he Comes home who I expect Saturday if not Sooner.  You may depend we will not trust him any Longer.   I <>cannot say I am any way Surprized at Philip Larkins answer but I <sent> fear  from what than of his Lease. I’ll have a <l…ch> at him. Iam 

                  Sir.      Yours etc

                                  Hugh Boag 

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