Letter – Nicholas Walton to William Corbett – 10 Aug 1736

Document Type: Letter
Date: 10 Aug 1736
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: William Corbett
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 105
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To Wm Corbett Esqr

Sr                                                                                   Ravensworth Castle  Augt 10th 1736

	We are favoured with Mr Homes of the 27 July last wch brought us the Minutes taken of 21st, 22d & 24 July last, as also Warrants for the three Court keepers, the Supplemental Advertizment & an authority to us to treat for the letting any part of the Derwenter Estate

	We also were favoured with Mr Homes of the 5th of Augt Inst with the Boards Minutes of the 4th to all which we pay a due regard.

	Mr Aynesley has given up his pretensions to the Tyths of Hartburn Rectory for this year, but expects to be admitted Tennant of these Tyths for the year 1735, of which you will have a further Accot from us after we have seen him which we expect will be in the Assize Week at Newcastle.

	We have appointed Messrs Simpson & King to meet us at Newcastle next week in order that we may Concert measure for holding Courts & after that is done we will lay our thoughts before the board wth Such other things as occurs relating the Estate.

	You will receive our Cash Accot for last Month Inclosed on which is a Ballance of £15-12-11d in our favour, & we are Sr  Your most Obedt Servts

      Nichos Walton		Hugh Boag

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