Letter – Nicholas Walton to James Wood – 10 Oct 1743

Document Type: Letter
Date: 10 Oct 1743
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: James Wood
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66/107
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To Mr Ja Wood.                       					Ravensworth Castle October 14 1743

Dear Sir

       I herein Send you  Mr Ralph Fetherston’s bill on Samuel Child Esq & Co for One Thousand Pounds dated the 8th Inst and payable 28 days after date on Acct of the Rents and Profitts of the Derwentwater Estate which pray acknowledge the Recet of & you’l oblige.

       Sir,    Your most Hble Servt

       Nichos Walton

Ralph Fetherstons bill on S Child Esq dated 8 Inst at 28 ds £1000.

Newcastle October 8 1743.              £1000-

Sirs Twenty eight days after date pay to Messrs Walton & Boag or their order the Sum of One Thousand Pounds for the value reced and place the same to Acct as advised by.  Your Hble Servt

Ralph Fetherston 

To Sam. Child Esq & Co Temple Barr London

Bills had of the following persons on Acct of the Derwentwater Rents viz.

Greensfield October 11th 1743 P £110

Sir Thirty days after date pay to Mr George Morton or order the Sun of One Hundred & Ten pounds Value received as advice from Your Humble Servant John Weatherburn

To Mr John Middleton Mercht in Gold Square Tower Hill London.                         

Endorsed by Geo. Martin.

Dr £60 Leeds 3d October 1743

At One month date pay to My Self or Order Sixty pounds as P advice from Matthew Denison 

To Mr Samuel Gilly Merch in London

Endorsed by George Morton
Two other bills of 3rd and 11th October to the value of £170 follow this letter and are given here. There then follows a three month gap in the copied correspondence although no pages are missing from the letter book at this point

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