Letter – Nicholas Walton to Mannock Strickland – 23 Feb 1736

Document Type: Letter
Date: 23 Feb 1736
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Mannock Strickland
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 105
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To Mr Mannock Strickland

      Ravensworth Castle  Febry 23d 1735/6


	We have the favour of yours dated the 17th Inst concerning the payment of the Interest due last Michalemas on £20,000 to Lord Peters & the Annuity of Lady Catherin Radcliffe due at the Same time

	We have orders from the Board of Directors to pay the Sd Interest & Annuity as it becomes due, but we did not Apprehend it would be called for till some time after Ladyday when a whole year will we presume be due & on that Accot We made remittances to the Bank of England of what Rents we have reced & did not make a provision for the payment of the Sd Interest & Annuity So that we are afraid it cannot be done till we receive the Next half years Rents & that will not be Sooner than the 2d Week in May.  We hope it will be no Inconvenance to your principalls to receive it at that time

	As to putting it upon a foot of payment, we are willing to doe it any way that is agreeable to you either by Bills drawn upon us or by Bills remitted by us or your principalls may appoint any person in this Country by Letter of Attorney to Receive it; Any way being agreeable to us so that we only have a proper Discharge.  We will take directions what Sort of A Receipt is proper & will acquaint you therewith, in the mean time we Shou’d be glad to know in what way you wou’d Chuse to have the Money pay’d & it will Oblidge

               Srs  Your most Obedt Humble Servts

               	Nichos Walton	Hugh Boag

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