Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Maule – 16 Oct 1741

Document Type: Letter
Date: 16 Oct 1741
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Maule
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 107
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      Ravensworth Castle Octo.  16 1741

To Mr John Maule

Dear Sir 

      We are very glad to hear by yours that you have recd. the £100 of Mr Skutt who has likewise informed us thereof and sent us the Bond ; We doubt not your punctuality in the payment and are we assure you very glad we have it in our power to serve you. The mistake you mention in our Cash Accot. for March last we cannot make out as their does not appear any payment to Mr Johnson but what follows which we give you as it stands in our Cash book, pray if it does not agree wth your Copy please to send us a Transcript of it.


March 11. By accot. of Messrs <Penko &> Mr Robt Johnson for Leading Materials to build a Barne at Newlands in 1740 viz

155 fother of stones at 3d                     £1.18.9

4 fother of lime. 3 of Tyles & 2 of wood at 3d  1.07.0

3 Do. of Sand & 24 of Morter at 4d              0.09.0

4 Do. of Slates at 18d                          0.06.0

Repairing In Renoldsons house                   0.03.0


We will be much obliged to you for forwarding our last Accot. sent the Board and are with kind Respects to your family and all friends, Dear Sr.

      Your very Hble Servts

      Nicho’s Walton Hugh Boag

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