Letter – Nicholas Walton to Hercules Baker – 6 Dec 1736

Document Type: Letter
Date: 6 Dec 1736
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Hercules Baker
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 105
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To Hercules Baker Esqr

Sr                                                                                                   Ravh Castle  Decr 8th  1736

	Inclosed I send you Seven Bills amounting to Four Hundred and twenty Pounds Eight Shillings & 51/2 upon the Accots of the Rents of the Derwentwater Estates & for the use of Greenwich Hospital.  I sent you the 13 Novr last Bills for £524.13.3 wch you did not acknowledge your Recept of but I make no doubt but they came safe.  These I send now comes thro’ the Hands of Mr Corbett least the Directions I have to you may be Defective, I beg Sr you will be so good as give me proper Instructions how to Direct my Letters & when you receive any Letters from me wth Bills that you wll acknowledge the Recets thereof by return of the Post & it wll greatly Oblige           Sr Your most Obt & Most Hble Servt

                                                                                                  Nichos Walton

Robt Hudspeths bill on Wm Williford dated 9 Novr last at 40 Days £10. 8.11

Thos Gills Do on Jos Northcott Dated 20 Do at 30 days             24. -.-

Wm Clarks Do on James Cuthbts Dated 24 Do at 10 days              31.18. 6

Ben Simons Do on Hen: Dixon Dated 24 Do at 40 days                67. -. -

Walter Kirby Do on Mrs Eliz: Martin dated 27 Do at 45 days        27.18.11

Robt Nobles Do on Benj Grieve dated 28 Do at 50 days              80. -. -

Geo Blacks Do on Robt Wilson dated 4 Decemr Inst at 28 days       70. -. -

                                                                 420. 8. 5

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