Letter – Nicholas Walton to Joseph Pearson – 20 Dec 1741

Document Type: Letter
Date: 20 Dec 1741
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Joseph Pearson
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 107
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To Mr Joseph Pearson 					Ravensworth Castle December 20th . 1741 

	The Board of Directors for Greenwich Hospital have been informed that great damage is done to the Derwentwater Woods under your Inspection, which we hope there is no just grounds for; if there has been any thing of that kind done to be sure you are greatly blamable. We desire you will on rec[eip]t hereof lett us know if any thing Irregular has been committed and that you will from time to time use your Vigilance & prevent what in you lyes any Idle practices for the future. Pray let us hear soon from you & you’l oblige  

	Yours &c Walton & Boag
This letter is out of chronological sequence, following letters of Jan 1, 1742 in the letter book.

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