Letter – Nicholas Walton to William Corbett – 1 Dec 1738

Document Type: Letter
Date: 1 Dec 1738
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: William Corbett
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 106
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      Ravensworth Castle Dec. 1. 1738

To Mr Wm Corbett Esqr


	We were favoured with yours of the 21 Novr. Inst with the Boards Minutes of that date whereby we Observe the Colonels & Doctor Lowthers Lease of the Lead mines was that day Executed, which we are very glad to hear and hope the Leases of the tenants will soon follow.

	Inclosed we send you our Quarterly Accot. of Contingent payments Ending last Michaelmas which we desire you will be pleased to lay before the Board for their Concurrence who we hope will approve thereof and are

      Sr Your most Obedt. Hble Srvts.

      NW & HB

Mem. The Contingt accot sent inclosed in this amounted to £28.2.0 ending Mich. 1738

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