Letter – Nicholas Walton to Edward Hutchinson – 28 Dec 1735

Document Type: Letter
Date: 28 Dec 1735
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Edward Hutchinson
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 105
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To Docter Hutchinson

      Ravensworth Castle  Decemn 28th 1735


	We have been favoured with the Com[m]ands of the Directors of Greenwich Hospitall, to Signifye to them the condition of Dilston House as to its repaire wch we have not had an opportunity of doing for want of the keys.  We have wrote to Mr Corbett to acquaint him therewith & that we have made application to you for the keys, in whose hands we presume they are; As Mr Henry Walton tells us he has them not.  We desire therefore you will Send by the Carryer to Mr Wm Walton Mercht in N[ew]Castle, Such keys as you have belonging to Dilston, or if you haveā€™em not that you will be so good as to Informe us where they are & the favour will be acknowledged by Sr

      yrs   NW & HB

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