Letter – Nicholas Walton to Simpson – 8 Aug 1736

Document Type: Letter
Date: 8 Aug 1736
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Simpson
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 105
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To Mr Simpson

Sr                                                                                           Rav Castle  August 8 1736

	We were favoured with yours of the 2 Inst in answer to which, the Generall Court of Directors for Greenwich Hospitall are pleased to appoint you their Court keeper, for the manners of Alston & Garrygil, by their Warrant of the 22d of July last, which we have now in keeping & which shall be Delivered you at our first meeting,  We heartly Congratulate you upon it & wish you long & happy enjoyment.

	As you will find us on all occasions coopperate with you in every thing that shall appear to us for the benefitt of the Hospitall & as it will be necessary imediately to Concert measures, for holding Court, we shoud desire to see you at Newcastle any day in the next assize week.  You will hear of us at the three Kings.

	Mr King Attorney at Law at Keswick is appointed Courtkeeper for Castleridge Derwentwater & Thornthwaite.

	Pray be so good as desperse the Inclosed to any Persons likely to take Lead Mines or any other part of the Derwentwater Estate & you’ll much Oblige Sr Your most Hble Servts

      Nichos Walton		Hugh Boag

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