Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Erasmus Blackett – 25 Feb 1794

Document Type: Letter
Date: 25 Feb 1794
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Erasmus Blackett
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 123
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							Farnacres 25th Febr[uar]y 1794

Dear Sir

       Being called upon to Pay the Sum of £600 & Interest on acc[oun]t of the Money advanced for obtaining the Act for Hexhamshire & Allendale Division by the Tyne Bank on the Note of Mr John Bell Mr Nicholas Ruddock myself and others I am desirous to know when the Pays of Mr Beaumont are to be as immediately afterwards the Commiss[ione]rs for the above division intend to make a Rate for discharge of that Note and towards payment of a Variety of other things. I therefore propose to write to the Tyne Bank immediately after I hear from you and desire some further time. I propose sending for an answer this afternoon and am Dear Sir

       Yours sincerely

       Nich Walton Junr

PS Hope you rec[eive]d mine relative to the prices of Silver

J E Blackett Esqr [added in pencil]

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