Letter – Nicholas Walton to EdwardWinship – 23 Feb 1736

Document Type: Letter
Date: 23 Feb 1736
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: EdwardWinship
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 105
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To Mr Edw Winship

      Ravensworth Castle  23d Febry 1735/6

Mr WinShip                                                           

	We are Obliged to you for the Information you have given us of Mr Readheads having lett apart of his farme at Corbridge to an under Tennant who you are afraid may become Charageble to the parish of Corbridge & you may Assure your Selfe we will use Means to hinder such a Burthen not only coming upon you but our Selves & you will hear in a few days that we have taken Some Steps towards it & his other Abuses Shall be taken Notice of in a proper Manner.

	We Shall think our Selves obliged to you if you will give your Selfe the Trouble to Informe the Surveyor of any thing relating the Common feilds Along with another person which we Intend to Appoint, for as our principalls & the Duke of Somerset your Master are princepally Concernd it behoves both of us to See they have Justice done them

      We are Honest Landlord

      Your verry Humble Servts  NW & HB

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