Letter – Nicholas Walton to William Corbett – 10 Sep 1742

Document Type: Letter
Date: 10 Sep 1742
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: William Corbett
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66/107
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To Wm Corbett Esqr                                            Ravensworth Castle      Sept. 10 1742

      I will with pleasure execute your Comission at a proper opportunity but I am afraid the season for your Butter is too far spent, however we will doe our best.  At Christmas will be the best time to buy your Oates, unless you want them sooner, Corn is extreamly well gott in this Country so that you’ll have verry good oates & I think low

      I am Sir Yours &c

      N. Walton

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