Letter – Nicholas Walton to Hugh Boag – 11 Jun 1738

Document Type: Letter
Date: 11 Jun 1738
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Hugh Boag
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 106
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Mr Boag 							Ravensworth Castle  June 11. 1738

	I recd. yours of the 6 of June Inst by which I am glad you gott the Bills I sent you for £860-1-1 safe. I hope those I sent you since will come safe allso to Make the full paymt. Of the Interest & Anuity.

	I am glad you found the Recet. but you have I doubt not reced. since wch I sent. I am also glad you have gott quitt of the Vouchers & Accots. & that it is in so great a forwardness.

	I think it woud greatly Conduce to dispatch that the 1st draught of every Lease shou’d be made in the Country wch will be equally advantagious to Mr Radley.

	I never aimed at repairing all the housing but there is so much in Equall & absolute necessity that a great sum must, unavoidably be laid out lett the money come from where it will but I hope the estate will produce all, that will be laid out & More.

	You will be very kind if you gott Isaac Thompsons affairs Settled I am sure he will acknowledge it with as any man I know.

	I Long to See the Coll[onel]’s Lease Executed & one Land Lease to make the Country quiet since the passing the bill they are much quieted but the news of Charles Radcliff soon hoping to obtain his Majestys pardon will make all the Country Madd I am going to Langley Baroney this Week & wish I may gett home with a Sound Skin.

	As I have wrote to Mr Corbett to Day that it will be proper for you to Stay till the agreements I have made Come, you will have time to determine about a Viewer meeting you in Cheshire. It will be a Considerable Expence & for that reason I think it proper to acquaint Mr Corbett & on receiving your answer to this a proper person shall be sent you.

	What Money you want you may draw for or take of Mr Shutt. I have Sett Mrs Lambs affair right but I wonder Sr  H L refused her money. Inclosed you have a Copy of my letter to Mr Corbett & of Mr Dobsons petition, sent him this day by 

      Yours &c Nich. Walton

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