Letter – Nicholas Roberts to Nicholas Walton – 31 Aug 1741

Document Type: Letter
Date: 31 Aug 1741
Correspondent: Nicholas Roberts
Recipient: Nicholas Walton
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 107
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      Hexham Aug 31, 1741


	Yours of the 15 Inst I did not receive till the 29. or should have made my Acknowledgement sooner. I would propose to have Wooley Hall mill putt into repair with two stocks for Fulling & a Dwelling house erected for a Miller with Tenters: I shall be willing to pay Ten per Cent for the money laid out in Such Repaires & to take a Lease for 21 years, you finding wood for Repairing the House, Mill & Dam. I will bear the Expence of the other charges in Repairing the House , Mill  & Dam. I shall be glad to hear what Ansr. the Comiss[ioner]s of Greenwich Hospital are pleased to give to the proposals. In the meantime

      I am Sirs Your Hble Servt

      <N> Roberts

Mr Walton

Though this addressed to you I will direct as your Publick Direction is.
Writer unclear, but possibly Nicholas Roberts, stepson of Sir Edward Blackett of Hexham Abbey

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