Letter – Nicholas Walton to Abraham Bunting – 14 Nov 1738

Document Type: Letter
Date: 14 Nov 1738
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Abraham Bunting
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 106
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      Rav. Castle 14th Nov.1738

To Mr A Bunting at Hexham

Mr Bunting

      We recd. Yrs of the 1st Inst as to Jno.Bell. Did he not say when at Newcastle when Howdon & others Turn’d T<n[an]t> that he would not nor did not Expect any satisfaction but that of Entring next Mayday without Disturbance & by yours Claims £15.

      As to Wm. Elliott wh. we were at the Courts he Complained he had none of the Worke & then desired that he might have the Repair of his own & then he was told <that>  he might but that it could not be done before next year, to wch he Replyed that he would take it as it was Computed & as he wanted worke would be doeing it & seek no money till next year. Pray Discharge him from pretending to lett Houses at his pleasure or Medling this winter.

      Inclosed is a List of Several fee farm & other small Debts Amounting to £45:9:4 which we Desire you will Collect & bring to Newcastle on a Thursday when you will find both or one of us . we are 

      Yr Humble Servts

      N Walton H Boag

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