Letter – Nicholas Walton to Richard Horne – 17 May 1743

Document Type: Letter
Date: 17 May 1743
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Richard Horne
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66/107
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To Mr Richd Horne.                    Ravensworth Castle May 17th 1743

Dear Sir

       Inclosed you have an Acct of what we have reced for Leases and Tack notes to the 31st of December last, by which there is a profit of £55 1 3 to be divided after deducting Mr Radleys Charge and Our Expences.  Mr Radley by his Acct makes a Charge £8.-.8 for Ingrossing and Stamps of which we only allow Four Guineas having reced nothing for Rutherford, Dr Lowthers, Mason and Chesters Lease and Tack notes  We have Inclosed you a bill for the Moiety of the Profitt and Mr Radleys Charge being together £30-1-1 1/2 as above which pray Acknowledge the Reced of.  you will please to observe we have reced some Gratuitys besides the Guinea for each Lease or Tack note which we Acct for to you and with our Compliments to your fireside and all friends we are

       Dr Sr	Your very much Obliged Hble Servts

                Nicho.  Walton Hugh Boag

Ravensworth Castle May 11th 1743

Dear Sir Ten days after date pray pay Mr Richd Horne or Order Thirty Pounds One Shilling and a penny halfpenny Value in Acct and place it to Sr Henry Liddell Bart’s Acct as advised by Sir Your Most Hble Servt Nichos Walton 

To Mr Benjamin Skutt in King Street  St Anns London

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