Letter – Nicholas Walton to John King – 8 Aug 1736

Document Type: Letter
Date: 8 Aug 1736
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John King
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 105
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To Mr Jno King

Dr Sr                                                                               Ravensworth Castle  Augt 8 1736

	We wrote you the 10th July last that we had recomendd you to be Court keeper for the Mannrs of Castleridge Derwentwater and Thornthwaite, to which we have not had your answer.

	The Generall Court of Directors for Greenwich Hospitall are pleased to appoint you their Court keeper for the Above Manners by their Warrant of the 22nd July last, which we have in keeping & which Shall be Delivered you at our first meeting, we heartly Congratulate you upon it & wish you long & happy Enjoyment.

	As you will find us on all occasions coopperate with you in every thing that shall appear to us for the benefitt of the Hospitall & as it will be necessary imediately to Concert measures, for holding Court we desire to See you at Newcastle any day in the next assize week.  You will hear of us at the three Kings.

	Pray disperse the Inclosed Papers amongst the Tennts & putt one up at the Moot Hall in Keswick & you’ll Oblige Sr Your most Hble Servts

      Walton & Boag

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