Letter – Nicholas Walton to Thomas Corbett – 23 Feb 1736

Document Type: Letter
Date: 23 Feb 1736
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Thomas Corbett
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 105
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To Mr Thomas Corbett Esqr

Ravensworth Castle  February 23d 1735/6


      In answer to yours of the 14 Inst we wrote to you yesterday but on looking over yours this day we find we have omitted paying our Complements of Gratitude to you for your kind recommendation of us to the Continuance of the Management of the affairs of the Estate in which we now have the Honour to be Imployd without adding a third person in the roome of Mr Ellison.  We are Infinitely obliged to you Sr & it is a great encouragement to find our conduct has So far mett with approbation & you may be Assured our Conduct Shall be directed by that Sincear Zeal for the good of the Hospitall with which good Colle Liddell recomended us.  We have recd a letter from your Brother which Shall be Answerd with as much Expedition as possible by              

      Sr Your most Oblidged & most Obedt Servts            NW & HB

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