Letter – Nicholas Walton to Hercules Baker – 13 Nov 1736

Document Type: Letter
Date: 13 Nov 1736
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Hercules Baker
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 105
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To Hercules Baker Esqr

Ravensworth Castle  Novr 13  1736

Dear Sr 

	I have the Honour of the Commands of a General Court for Greenwich Hospital, held at the Admiralty Office the 4th Inst to Remitt to you for the time to Come, the produce of the Derwentwater Estate & in pursuance thereof, I Send you Inclosed Ten Bills amounting to Five Hundred & Twenty four pounds, thirteen Shillings & three pence upon that Accot.

	I am at a Loss how to direct to you, therefore have Inclosed this to Mr Corbett, who I have desired to take the trouble to Send you it.  You will be pleased to advise me of the Receipt of this & give me directions how I may for the Future direct my Letters

                                                                                        I am Sr  Yours etc

                                                                                                    Nichos Walton

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