Letter – Nicholas Walton to Joseph Pearson – 10 Sep 1742

Document Type: Letter
Date: 10 Sep 1742
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Joseph Pearson
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66/107
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To Mr Jos Pearson At Keswick			Ravensworth Castle      Sept. 10 1742

Mr Pearson

      I send you herewith a Rentall to Collect the Rents by which I desire you will doe as soon as you Can after you receive this.  I cannot with any Convenience come to Keswick at the time those Rents should be rec’d so you must collect not only the Small Rents but the Rents of the Demesne Lands & what fines are due likewise, I have Wrote to Mr King that he is to pay what he has rec’d to you, so that I desire you will go over to him for the Money if he does not Remitt it before the 28 Sept & on the first of October may come with your whole Collection to me at Alston where I will be that Evening: What Expenses you are at I will take care to pay you & as I shall return from Alstone the 2nd of October Early you must not fail being at Alstone the day before, Hence it may be as well if you come to Penrith the night before being the 30th of Septr Inst. I begg you’ll be punctual & lett all be rec’d with great Exactness & see that you bring rec’ts for all your payments with your acct. thereof ready made out which will oblige      

      Your Hble. Sert.  

      Nicho’s Walton

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