Letter – Nicholas Walton to Joseph Pearson – 19 Nov 1738

Document Type: Letter
Date: 19 Nov 1738
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Joseph Pearson
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 106
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      Ravensworth Castle Novemb. 19th: 1738

To Mr Joseph Pearson

Dear Sir

      I Reced yours of the 24th October last with your Rece[ipt]s which were wanting when I was at Keswick & John Pearson’s Rece[ip]ts which I had omitted signing the latter I have returned herein Inclosed to you signed by me.

      I am glad to hear you have let the Tolls so well to be sure what Charges you are at upon that Accot as I hope they will be moderate must be allowed you when we come to Keswick. You may let the Smith make a Beam for the Farmer of the Tolls if he can doe it for 8 or 9 shillings; but let it be as good as can be made for the money.

      I am Yours  &c


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