Letter – Nicholas Walton to Timothy Wrangham – 27 Jan 1736

Document Type: Letter
Date: 27 Jan 1736
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Timothy Wrangham
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 105
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To Mr Wrangham Proctor in Durhm

Sr                                                                        Ravensworth Castle  Janury 27th 1735/6

	We apprehend a Suit is commenced by one moor of morpeth against Mr Wood of needless hall for all mannor of Tyths of a part of the Estate now bellonging the Royall Hospitall at Greenwich called East Thornton in the Rectory of hartburn and we are informed Mr Wood has employed you in bringing a defence

	As this is an affair that effects the revenue of the Hospital Estate we are determined on their behalf to act in Mr woods Defence & therefore Desire you will acqt the Court that we hope they will give us an Indulgence of a little time more than the 6th of febry to make preparation for it

	The Tyths of the Rectory of hartburn must have been by grant from the Crown Settled on the predecessors of the Dertwater family & the grant will undoubtedly Shew wt right we have, we have wrote for a Coppy of it.

	Pray Search the Court of Durham for Mr Moores Terior & Send a coppy thereof & the Charge shall be pay’d you, & we Shoud be glad to know from time to time wt Steps are taken for us in the mean time we are Sr your Most humble Serts

      Nichos Walton  H B

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