Letter – Nicholas Walton to Richard Horne – 31 Aug 1741

Document Type: Letter
Date: 31 Aug 1741
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Richard Horne
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 107
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      Ravensworth Castle Augt 31st :  1741

To Mr Horne

Dear Sir 

	I would have answered yours of the 14th Inst sooner, but that I expected your Patterns, which I intended to have shewn immediately and by that means I hoped to have had the pleasure of telling you our success. Mr Boag has been from home since before I recd. yours, but I can assure you we are both well Inclined to serve you & you may depend upon our doing our best. Captain Airey is I fancy in Town, by whom pray send the Patterns, that we may make an Assay, in which we will observe your Directions & do the most we can for your Interest & I heartily wish you in that branch of Trade as well as in all other Dealings much success.

	I wrote to the late Receivers Mr Watson and Mr Hutchinson on recet. of yours, that I had reced.. orders to call upon them for the Leases of Dilston & Lorbottle Tyths from the Dean & Chapter of Carlisle, but I have not reced. their answers. When I do, you shall be Informed thereof & you may depend we will leave no stone unturned to get them out of their hands & with my Compliments to your family and all Friends I am

      Dear Sir Yours &c N.W.

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