Letter – Nicholas Walton to Nicholas Ruddock – 25 Nov 1791

Document Type: Letter
Date: 25 Nov 1791
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Nicholas Ruddock
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Mr Nicholas Ruddock                                             Farnacres   25th Novemr 1791

Attorney at Law   Hexham

Mr Nicholas Ruddock

Dear Sir

	I have the Pleasure to inform you that the Commissrs and Governors of Greenwich Hospital at a Genl Court held the 17th Inst resolved to join in the intended Application to Parliament for an Act to divide the Allendale and Hexhamshire Commons provided the Terms upon which such Division may be proposed to be carried into Execution shall be found to be for the Interests of the Hospital.  I take the first opportunity of communicating the above and am                      Dear Sir          Your most hble Servt

                                                                                    Nich Walton Junr

P.S.	In Consequence of this Resolution you will see that we are now enabled to receive such Propositions  as may be made us.  There is an Error in my Letter to you of the 19th inst wch I did not perceive till this day after Hall-Hill read  ‘and without that can be done and till we find that the Commissioners etc
An office copy of this letter is filed amongst the GH papers now in TNA ADM 66/123, but that copy omits the second sentence of the postscript given here

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