Letter – Nicholas Walton to William Corbett – 14 Nov 1742

Document Type: Letter
Date: 14 Nov 1742
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: William Corbett
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66/107
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To Wm Corbett Esqr                                       	Ravensworth Castle      Novem’r 14th 1742


	        We delivered yesterday a box to William Handcock one of the Carryers between Newcastle & London directed to you in which a Rentall of the Derwentwater Estate as Lett at Mayday last, our Generall Acct. ending the 30th June last & the Vouchers belonging thereto, which we hope will Come safe to your hands.  Please to Acknowledge the Rect. of the Box and as soon as is Convenient be as good as lay the Rentall and Acct. before the Board.  We have Wrote to Mr Maull & have desired him to waite upon you for the Vouchers as Usuall.

	      Inclosed we send you the Report of Mr Widdrington Attorney at Law who we thought proper to Attend the Commissioners at Morpeth touching the Amble Estates by which you will please to Observe the Estate is Escheated to the Crown, & tomorrow the Commiss’rs take possession accordingly.  We are                          

      Sir yours etc                   

      Walton & Boag 


Inclosed you will receive the Carryer Rect. for the Box, for the Carriage of wch. you will please to order 10/6d to be paid
The report referred to is dated 6th Nov, from John Widdrington to Nicholas Walton

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