Letter – Nicholas Walton to Abraham Bunting – 20 Jun 1742

Document Type: Letter
Date: 20 Jun 1742
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Abraham Bunting
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 107
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To Mr Abraham Bunting 				Farnacres   Sunday Noon       20 June 1742

Mr Bunting      

      I herewith send you a Letter directed to Mr Wastell with which you are to go tomorrow morning Early with Mr Aireys Service and mine to him and as it is about an affair of Consequence you must by no means Neglect it.  Mr Airey Mr Boag & my selfe will be at Dilstone on Wednesday morning next early, & I Expect Mr Wastall will meet us there.  You are to give my Service to Mr Downs & tell him we will be glad to see him likewise & you must goe to John Coates of Woodhall & John Atkinson of Haydonbridge & tell them we desire also to see them and pray have everybody at Dilston by 10 o’Clock on Wednesday morning at farthest you will likewise Consider who it was that you had your information from as to Mr Allgoods Incroachments & as our meeting at Dilston is upon that Acct. consider with Mr Wastall which of them it will be proper & who Else it will be proper to give Evidence in that Affair & such as Mr Wastell thinks proper he will order down to meet us at Dilstone   You must gett us a bitt of Dinner & order some Wine from Gibsons & what Else is necessary.   I  am 

      Your H’ble Servt

      Nich’s Walton
‘Farnacres in the Team Valley, passed to the Liddells of Ravensworth in 1671. In the eighteenth century it was the home of Nicholas Watson [sic] (d.1795), their bailiff’ Tyne & Wear sitelines:  https://www.twsitelines.info/SMR/7718

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