Letter – Nicholas Walton to Samuel Archer – 12 Dec 1741

Document Type: Letter
Date: 12 Dec 1741
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Samuel Archer
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 107
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To Sam. Arthur 					Ravensworth Castle 12 Decem. 1741

Mr Arthur

	Your  Brother Joshua Archer [sic] complains you are for turning him off, by which he will be Ruined & Mr William Robson, Mr Blacketts Agent Requested of us to write you that you wou’d be favourable to him where it Consists with your Interest so to be. You always said it was for Love of him & his poor family you desired this farme & we hope you will Consider it.

	We are very well informed that you are Suffering or have Order’d your Under Tennants at Hartburngrange to Plow out the Meadow field (without asking us Leave which your own neighbourhood makes a wonder of) which has put us upon Ordering your Self & Tennants to be Sued upon that Covenant. We are

	Your Hble Servts

		Walton & Boag 
The recipient’s surname is given as Arthur, but his brother’s surname is given as Archer.

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