Letter – Nicholas Walton to Edward Blackett – 14 May 1742

Document Type: Letter
Date: 14 May 1742
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Edward Blackett
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 107
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To Sir Edwd. Blackett Bt.				Ravensworth Castle May 14 1742


	We have been prevented from being at Hexham and Consequently from paying our Acknowledgements to you for the Singular friendship you did Mr Bunting lately at Hexham, in

Supporting him against an outrageous Mob, who have taken away a Tree from high Wood the property of the Comiss[ione]rs of Greenwich Hospitall. We beg leave Sir now to Acknowledge the favour you have done the Comissrs. & us & to return you our thanks& at the same time beg leave to Accquaint you that we have laid the affair before the board & how active you have been in Supporting their Int[erests]. We shall no doubt have the boards orders to prosecute the offenders against whom a proper proof can be made & as some Affadavits have been made before you & Mr Wastall in this Affair we beg the favour of Coppys of them which Mr Bunting will take from the originals if you will be so kind as give him leave to doe so  &we are Sir Your most Hble Srvts

      Walton & Boag

Sent the above Letter Inclosed to Mr Bunting, To dd  Sir E. Blackett & to take Coppys of the 

Informations & send them back to us.

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