Letter – Nicholas Walton to Joseph Pearson – 4 Mar 1737

Document Type: Letter
Date: 4 Mar 1737
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Joseph Pearson
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 105
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      Rav Castle  March 4th 1736/7

To Mr Pearson                                                

	Inclosed are 5 Recets 4 of which are for fee farm or other Rts paid out of Keswick, but when you paid them did not take the Recets of the proper persons, The other is for One years Sallary due to you Marts last I mean that pt of it that the Hospital pays for they pay you £8 per Ann. & we pay you £4  This you are to Signe your Selfe, And get the other Signed by the proper Bayliffs or Receivers and Send them to us As soon as possible

	As to your own Sallary you have not reced the last halfe year due Marts last of the Hospital £4 nor of us our Share Ending the Same time £2 but you may retain it in your own hand at Next Sitting for we were Oblidged to Charge your Sallary to Marts last when we Settled our Accots.  Your dispatch in this will very much Oblige Yor Humble Servts

      Walton & Boag

We desire that you will order Wm Hetherington the Miner to New[castle] to Speake to Mr Ellison he has Something to offer to him

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