Letter – Nicholas Walton to Joseph Pearson – 5 Mar 1742

Document Type: Letter
Date: 5 Mar 1742
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Joseph Pearson
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 107
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Mr Pearson 						Ravensworth Castle March 5th: 1741/2 

	We reced. yours and in Answer the Repaire of the Mill Damm we desire may be postponed till one of us come to receive the Rents, & in the meantime consider what Wood will be wanting, that the Trees which are mark’d may not be medled with, but you are not to Cutt or prepare any thing till we come to Sett it out. You will receive herewith the Rental, which you will Collect the Small Rts. By, & in that may be very exact & Pticular that there may be no mistakes; pray comit every thing to Writing that you doe in relation to this Affair, & see that you have your Disbursments made out with all the vouchers thereto. We have recd. a Letter from Mr King & perceive the Courts cannot be held at the time of the Rects. Which we are sorry for, but we cannot Attend at any other time consistant with our other Busyness.  One of us will be with you the 24th in the Evening & will expect to see you at the End of Hutton moore.  We are much obliged to you for the <Charr> wch is very good & we are the Same to landlord Grave to whom pray our Services. & we are  Yours &c N:W, H:B 

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