Letter – Nicholas Walton to Mannock Strickland – 6 Apr 1742

Document Type: Letter
Date: 6 Apr 1742
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Mannock Strickland
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 107
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Ravensworth Castle  April 6. 1742


      As Mr Busbie is very desireous and pressing to have some of the Goods in Dilston hall and as a late Demand has been made by one Mr Richardson of Nether Witton in the County o Northumberland, to make Inventorys thereof we think it proper to accquaint you that pursuant to an Order of our board dated 4 Aug. 1736 (which you were then accquainted with ) we are Ready to deliver all the Goods which are the property of Sir John Webb and Counsellor Piggott to Such person or persons as you Shall appoint, produceing  the order of the Sd. Sir John Webb & Counsellor Piggott for so doing --- Your Answer hereto will much oblige us & in case it be necessary for us to write to Sir John Webb be pleased to Informe us how to direct to him & youll oblige

      Sir Your most Hble Servts

      Walton & Boag
Sir John Webb, 3rd Bt. of Odstock, was the father of Anna Maria, wife of James Radcliffe, 3rd Earl of Derwentwater. She died in 1723.  Mannock Strickland was a prominent Catholic lawyer who represented many exiled English Catholics.

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