Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Ibbetson – 12 May 1800

Document Type: Letter
Date: 12 May 1800
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Ibbetson
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 84
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John Ibbetson Esqr					Newcastle 12th May 1800


	We have reced Mr Dyers Letter of the 9th Inst directing us to purchase the Nether Mire House Estate for the Hospital if that can be effected for a sum not exceeding £500 but as we have been informed that £700 are asked for it we do not expect there is any chance of effecting the Purchase; we shall however make further inquiry and acquaint the Board with the result.  We are Sir

      Your most obedt Servts

      Walton & Turner

[Printed notice:]			TO BE SOLD,

      An Improveable Estate in Hexhamshire, called Nether-Mire-House, being Copyhold of Inheritance, held of the Regality or Manor of Hexham, under the yearly Copyhold Rent of 2s, together with an allotment of the Common called, Hexhamshire Common adjoining the same, containing about 6 Acres, and also 3 Stints, & four fifths of one Stint upon the intended Stinted Pasture in Hexhamshire,

      Also one other Allotment, part of Hexhamshire Common aforesaid, staked out in respect of the said Estate, near to Earthly Mire, otherwise Intack Estate containing 5 Acres,

	Christopher Winter the Tenant at Nether Mire House, will shew the several Premisses upon application to him for that purpose, and for further particulars apply to Mr John Bell, at his Office  Hexham Abbey.

	April 1800

R, Dickenson Printer, HEXHAM


Two Intakes or Allotmts  13 .. 4

Ancient Inclosed Land:   14 ..11

                         27 ..15

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