Letter – Nicholas Walton to William Corbett – 11 Jun 1742

Document Type: Letter
Date: 11 Jun 1742
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: William Corbett
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 107
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William Corbett Esqr.

Sir                                                     			Ravensworth Castle  June 11 1742  

      Inclosed we send you our Cash Acct. for last Month, at the End of which a Ballance of £1059.1.4¼  was in our hands since which we have Inclosed Mr Wood a Bill for £400 & this day one for £400 more which reduces the Balance to £259.1. 4¼  now in our hands

      Yesterday we were applied to by one Mr Bird a Gentleman from Deptford who wanted to see the Derwentwater Woods & this morning he with Mr Johnson the Bailiff is going upon a view of them together with Ambrose Hopper, who we thought proper to Send as being very fitt to give the Gentleman a just Idea of their Value.  And we have likewise wrote the Bailiff at Keswick to give Mr Bird all the Assistance he Can which we hope the Board will approve of & we are 

      Sir  Yours etc 

      Walton & Boag    

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