Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Wood – 4 May 1744

Document Type: Letter
Date: 4 May 1744
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Wood
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66/107
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To Mr Wood.                        					Ravensworth Castle May 4. 1744


       Notwithstanding we have a pretty Large Ballance in our hands Bills are so very scarce that we cannot make you remittances as fast as we Intended.  I have prevailed upon the Lead Companys Agent to give me a Bill which I send you Inclosed amounting to £1262:10:1 1/2 dated the 1st Inst payb. 30 days after date to Mr Boag & me wch pray Acknowledge the Recet of on Acct of the Rents & Profits of the Derwentwater Estates.  We are yet £2000 Strong but cannot gett Bills, tho’ you may depend upon our using our best Endeavours & I am        Sir

       Your very Hble Servt

      N. W

£1262:10:1 1/2.  Newcastle 1st May 1744

Thirty days after day Please to Pay Messrs Walton & Boag or order the sum of One Thousand two hundred &Sixty two pounds Ten Shillings & three half pence; value reced as P Advice from your friend & Serv John Teasdale

To the Governor & Company For Smelting down Lead in London. these

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