Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Ibbetson – 17 Nov 1795

Document Type: Letter
Date: 17 Nov 1795
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Ibbetson
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 83
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John Ibbetson Esqr						Farnacres  17th November 1795


	Herewith we send you an Accot shewing the Parcels of Wood which it will in our Opinion be proper for the Hospital to offer for Sale next Spring. We have reason to hope that the whole will sell for upwards of Three Thousand Pounds clear of all Expenses; but that will depend upon a great measure upon the continuation of the demand for Wood and the price of Oak Bark, The amount above referred to is accompanied by an Estimate of the Expence of Replanting the Ground from which it is proposed to cut the Wood.

	You will also receive herewith an Estimate of the Expence of making several fences in the Derwentwater Estate this year which with the above Paper you are desired to lay before the Board and we shall be glad to receive the commands of the Directors as soon as convenience will admit. We are

	Sir Your most Obedt Servts

		Walton & Turner
The two tables referred to in this letter are available in the PDF version of this collection, which can be downloaded from the page reached by following the link next to ‘Archive Source’ above

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