Letter – Nicholas Walton to William Armorer – 17 Oct 1736

Document Type: Letter
Date: 17 Oct 1736
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: William Armorer
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 105
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To Wm Armorer at Berwick upon Tweed

Sr                                                                               Ravensworth Castle  Octor 17th 1736

	The Conversation that we had at Mr Pratts abt the Division At Scremerston I communicated to the Board of Directors at Greenwich Hospitall who in answer have Comanded me to acquaint them how & in wt mannor the Division is to be made

	From this I apprehend they want to know in wt place & wt quantity of the Common you Claim in right of your Estate called priors land therefore it wll be proper that you consider it and Send me a State of the mannor in wch you propose this division to be made; & in order thereto I send you the Survey of Common & Inclosd as Followeth

                                            A  R  P

of Inground belong to Greenwich Hospitall 1047 3 36

of Priors land Yr own Estate                12 1  3

                      In Ground  Totall   1060 1 26

Common Undisputed           1815 9 32

Do     Disputed               64 – 12     1880 -  4

                                Totall    2940 1 90

	When you have sent me this I shall transmitt it wth my own thoughts to the Board & you may be very well assured of my readyness to recommend a Division on an equitable footg & I am Sr your most Obt & most Hume Servt  NW

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