Letter – Nicholas Walton to James Wood – 29 May 1744

Document Type: Letter
Date: 29 May 1744
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: James Wood
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66/107
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To Mr Ja Wood    						Ravensworth Castle May 29th 1744

Dear Sir

       Bills are not to be gott in this part, payable in London, or you wou’d have had remittances ‘ere this for the Ballances in our hands & had we not this opportunity of making free with Sir Hen Liddells agent, what we have now remitted must have come by the Carryer as we believe the rest must come in order to Clear our hands of Cash, at the end of next month, when our years Ends.  You have above a Bill on Mr Skutt for Eight Hundred & Ten Pounds dated this day and payable 30 days after date, which will be punctually pd please to acknowledge the Recet of it and you’ll oblige.

       Sir Your very Hble Servts

       Nichos Walton  Hugh Boag

Ravensworth Castle May 29th 1744

Dear Sir Thirty days after date pray pay Mr James Wood or his order Eight Hundred and Ten pounds (value reced) and place it to Sir Henry Liddell Bart Acct as advised by Sir Your most Hble Servt Nicho.s Walton

To Mr Benjamin Skutt in Rathbone Place London

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