Letter – Nicholas Walton to William Corbett – 12 Dec 1738

Document Type: Letter
Date: 12 Dec 1738
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: William Corbett
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 106
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      Ravensworth Castle Dec.12th 1738

To Wm Corbett Esqr London


	We recd yours last post wth the Boards Minutes of the 6th of Decemb Inst wch we Duly Observe & in such pticulars as answers are required we will give our answer as farr as we can next post we hope you will excuse it this post as we cannot doe it for want of time.

	Mr Wharton the Undersherrif for the County of Northumberland writes us he has orders to levy upon the Goods of Mr Blackett for <an> arrear of the Rent for Sams Island due at Martinmas 1734, wch you will observe is in the List of Arrears you sent us & was recd by us and brought to acct. the 31st December 1737 being part of £9 recd that day in full of <..> of Sams Island due Mayday 1737. We have spoke to Mr Blacketts agents here about it, who will order Mr Denton or some person to wait upon you in order to be satisfied if we have accounted regularly for it, in wch you will please to give him satisfaction. & youll much oblige, Sir

      Your most Hble & Obedt Servts

      N Walton  H: Boag

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