Letter – Nicholas Walton to James Wood – 14 Aug 1741

Document Type: Letter
Date: 14 Aug 1741
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: James Wood
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 107
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      Ravensworth Castle Augt 14 1741

To Mr James Wood

Dear Sir 

      My Partner Mr Boag is from home & will not be here for I believe 10 days or more. So that I send you herein my Certificate for the Sums Rermitted you Between the 1st January 1738 & 31 Decr.1739 which I hope will ansr. your purpose; if it will not be Sufficient wth.out both of us signing let me know & you shall have one at Mr Boag’s return. I am with respect to all friends, Dr Sir , yrs &c

      Nich. Walton

Remitted Hercules Baker Esq.Treasurer of Greenwich Hospitall from 31 December 1738 to 31 December 1739 as followeth Vizt.

1739 Sept 20 Sent Mr James Wood his Deputy Bills for  £1200

     Oct 25 Sent Ditto                     Bills for   1100

     Nov 6 Sent Ditto                      A Bill for  1000

        30 Sent Ditto                      A Bill for   700


I doe hereby Certifye that the Severall Sums above mentioned amounting to Four Thousand pounds were remitted by Mr Boag & me to Mr James Wood from 31 Dec 1738 to the 31 December 1739. Witness my hand the 14 Aug 1741

      Nichos. Walton

Witness Fran. Thibou

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