Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Bell – 9 Jul 1792

Document Type: Letter
Date: 9 Jul 1792
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Bell
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Mr John Bell                                                                  Farnacres   9th July 1792

Dear Sir

	Above you have Copies of the Accots settled with Mr Fryer Beside the Charge of £2.2.- for Plans; and I inclose you Sir Thomas Blacketts Accots for fixing Stakes in the Boundaries joining Alston Moor and Langley from which you will observe I shall want £7.2.4 of Sir Thomas & that may be settled when you give us the pleasure of your Company here & when you come I desire it may be in the Morning & we will take a ride thro’ Ravensworth Woods etc              I am Sir   Yr very hble Serv 

                                                                           Nich Walton Junr

Copy of Mr Fryers Accot for settling Bounder Line between the Regality or Manor of Hexham & the Barony or Manor of Langley


Mar 7  Attending Messrs Bell Walton and Bates and others upon the 

       Ground which having been covered with Snow wch fell the 

       Day before we found we could not proceed                    £1  1  -

8      Returned home                                               £1  1  -

27     Went to Langley Mill                                        £1  1  -

28     Viewed the Boundaries as claimed by Mr Bell on the part 

       of Sir Thomas Blackett and by Mr Walton on the part of the  

       Commissioners & Govrs of Greenwich Hospital                 £1  1  -

29     Making calculations previous to setting out the Bounder 

       Line                                                        £1  1  -

30     Setting out the Bounder Line upon the Ground & seeing 

       the Bounder Ditch cut                                       £1  1  -

31     Returned home                                               £1  1  -

       Paid Mr Fryer 7th April 1792                                £7  7  -

Copy of Mr Fryers Accot for settling Bounder Line between the Manors of Hexham Langley & Whitfield

Apr 4  Went to Clarewood and called upon Mr Bates                  £1  1  -

5      Attending Mr Charlton Agent for Whitfield Manor with Mr 

       Bates and settling the Bounder lines Messrs Bell and 

       Walton having set forth the Claims of Sir Thomas Blackett 

       and the Commissioners and Governors of Greenwich Hospital 

       the 28th March                                              £1  1  -

6      Seeing the Bounder Ditch cut and returning home             £1  1  -

       Paid Mr Fryer 7th April 1792                                £3  3  -
An office copy of this letter is filed amongst the GH papers now in TNA ADM 66/123

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