Letter – Nicholas Walton to Ralph Wood – 27 Mar 1736

Document Type: Letter
Date: 27 Mar 1736
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Ralph Wood
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 105
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To Mr Ra Wood

Mr Wood                                                                       Ravensworth Castle  March 27th 1736

	We have orders to gett an exact State of the Case in dispute betwixt you and Mr Moore, with the best reasons that you can give for not paying Tyths, in which you must Shew what Tyths it is that you realy dispute the payment of,  This you must gett done by a proper person, and none will be more so than Mr Shaftoe Downs who will doe it for you in a Perticular Manner; and after you have done you must transmit it to us, that it may be laid before the Board.

	We are much surprized that you do not come in with your Rent due last Mayday, and do assure you it woud on a representation to the Directors be ill taken, which might turn to your disadvantage now when you are Soliciting for favours;  We realy expect and must have the Marts Rents last the 21st or 22d of April next.

	Pray if you intend offering anything for Hartburn Tyths, lett it be done soon as we are taking in proposalls and will lett in a little time     We are   Your Hble Servts

      Nichos Walton		Hugh Boag

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