Letter – Nicholas Walton to William Corbett – 11 May 1742

Document Type: Letter
Date: 11 May 1742
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: William Corbett
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 107
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To W Corbett Esqr.						Ravensworth Castle May 11 1742


      We recd. yours of the 5 Inst with the Boards Minutes of that date which we have due regard to. As to the Complaint Mr Richardson makes we have heard of it, but if any person is liable to pay Henry Barnes damages it is the Lesees of the Lead Mines whom we will Accquaint therewith.

      We have recd. a Letter from Mr Mannock Strickland dated the 6 Inst acquainting us that he has Learnt that we are the Lessees named in the late Leases granted of Dilstone & Lorbottle Tyths & that we will be made defendents in a Bill which will be filed this Terme for the Recovery of them, with which please to Accquaint the Board.

      Inclosed you have our Cash Accot. for last month the Balance whereof is £2301-12-3¼ then in our hands, for which we cannot get remittances Sooner than to be payable in London in about two Months, at which time the Whole will be paid. & We are Sir , Yours &c

      Walton & Boag

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