Letter – Nicholas Walton to Richard Horne – 3 Dec 1738

Document Type: Letter
Date: 3 Dec 1738
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Richard Horne
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 106
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      Ravensworth Castle Dec. 3. 1738

To Mr Horne

Dr Sir

	Inclosed herein we send you a Coppy of our Letter to Mr Radley of this date, in which you being equally concerned, we desire you will consider it jointly with him & lett us know your thoughts thereon, & as you see occasion we hope you’ll make use of your friends at the Board in what appears of the mutuall benefit.

	We have now prepared a Draught of the Lead Mine Lease to send our friend in Scotland for the usual, a Coppy whereof shall be sent Mr Corbett by next postor the post afterwards. If we gett it accomplished in the way it is intended & the mine be worth anything the Low Duty will make us all great. Besides you will not observe so strict covenants and [Cott] & his ptners are subt [enants ?] to us in Alston Moore. It is made as advantageous to us as is possible.

	Out joynt Complements attend Mr Corbett & his family, who pray acquaint with the progress the intended Lead Mine Lease is making into No. Britain. It goes away on Tuesday next. And we drsire you will present our services to all friends & to your family in particular & we are Dr Sr 

      Yours &c  W & Boag.

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