Letter – Nicholas Walton to Francis Woodhouse – 3 May 1743

Document Type: Letter
Date: 3 May 1743
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Francis Woodhouse
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66/107
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To Mr Woodhouse.             					Ravensworth Castle 3rd May 1743

       I was extreamly glad to hear by your last that you have recoverd your late Indisposition & heartily Congratulate you & Mrs Woodhouse thereon.  I was from home when your Letter Came to hand so that I Could not answer it Sooner than this Post which I hope will be no Inconvenience; on the opposite side you have a state of William Lees Acct showing how the £50 returnd in arrears to be divided the 30 June 1742 for I find as you have justly observed there is no distinction made which is in miscoppying the Acct but it is the Acct above it will make it Clear I hope it will be attended with no further Inconvenience.   Mr Boag is abroad but I am Sir much at your Service & with my Compliments to Mr Woodhouse I can only say that we will be much obliged to you for an Acct when our Accts are passd & that I am

       Dear Sir Yours etc

       Nichos Walton

William Lee to the Commiss.rs of Greenw.ch Hospitall


For Balance due from him 30 June 1741

In the late rec.rs time         £11 15 10

In the pre’t rec.rs time         80 10  -      91 15 10

For one year’s Rent of <..re.>

By <Summe> due at 1 May 1742                   76  -  -

                                             £167 15 10


By cash rec.d of him as follows in part rent and arrears vizt

In the late rec.rs time           £5  5 10

In the pre’t rec.rs time         112 10  1    117 15 10

By acco.t of Arrears due 30 June 1742

In the late rec.rs time           £6  -  -

In the pre’t rec.rs time          44  -  -     50  -  -

                                             £167 15 10

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