Letter – Nicholas Walton to Richard Horne – 6 Aug 1742

Document Type: Letter
Date: 6 Aug 1742
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Richard Horne
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66/107
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To Mr Richd. Horne     					Ravensworth Castle     Aug 6 1742



      We rec’d yours of the 3 Inst in answer to which by the Generall Estimate of Repaires you will please to Observe the whole Exp’s of Repairing Rowland Grahams housing on that part of Spindlestone Called Glororum is £82.6.8 of which £54.5- has been laid out for building 3 Cottages & in that £82.6.8  £18.1.5 was Computed to be the Expense of building a Stable, which we have endeavoured to perswade the Tent’s to be without but at last we have been obliged to promise them a byre in Lieu of the Stable for which we Contracted to pay Robt. Naisbitt £16.9.8  which you see is under the Estimate.  And by the General Estimate of Repaires you will find two Herds Houses were Intended at Scremerston which were Computed to Cost £20.- one of which is what we have now Contracted for at £10.13.4  We are obliged to you for this Intimaceon & hope what we have Sent will be Satisfactory to the Board & are

      Yours etc  W.& B

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