Letter – Nicholas Walton to John King – 27 Mar 1736

Document Type: Letter
Date: 27 Mar 1736
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John King
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 105
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To Mr King Attory at Law

      Ravensworth Castle  March 27th 1736


	Your last brought us an Accot of the extraordinary behaviour of Master Scott, who we would have given you directions about <anreut> of yours but that we were not then in formed in whose name to bring Actions

	The Board of Directors on acquainting them with wt usage you had mett with, gave us for answer that all Actions are to be brought in the name of the Attorney Generall for his Majesty;  The Freehold being in his Majesty, and they withall have given us directions to prosecute Scott as the Law directs and we desire you may pursue it accordingly, and that you will acquaint us with your proceedings thereon.  We are Your most Hble Servts

      Nichos Walton		Hugh Boag

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