Letter – Nicholas Walton to William Corbett – 15 Jun 1736

Document Type: Letter
Date: 15 Jun 1736
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: William Corbett
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 105
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To Wm Corbett Esqr

Sr                                                                                  Ravensworth Castle  June 15 1736

	We have reced a Small Box with the Papers relating the Commission of Enquiry the Pticulars of which as they are numbered agree with Mr Horne’s Schedule, a Copy of which is herein incerted, all wch we acknowledge to have reced.

	The carriage of this small box which weighs only about Six Pounds, is charged One Guinea, as the Carryer Says was to be pay’d by agreement, & we could not have it on any other Termes & therefore we were obliged to pay the Carriage of it, tho’ we are of opinion it is an Imposition:  For the future when you have occasion to Send us any thing in the same way, we Should desire to have Notice what Carriage is agreed to be paid.

	We have gott the Woods at Newlands & Whittingstall Weeded which we expect cost about £16 tho’we have not yett gott the Account of it;  The Bark of the Weedings we have Sold to Mr Francis Marshall, Mr Wm Oliver, & Mr George Rowell Tenners in Newcastle for Forty Pounds Sixteen Shillings & 8d for which they have given their Joynt promry Note payable at Martinmas next.

	The Woods at Newlands lye interspersed in the Tennants Lands, for which reason we cannot till the latter end of next Month, convert the Wood cutt down, to proper uses, as it would now do a great deal of damage to their Meadows; but as soon as it can be done it Shall be made fit for use & Shall be Sold to the best advantage. We are Sr Your most Obedt Servts

      Walton & Boag

No 1	Report of the Commissioners of Enquiry into the Abuses committed on the Derwentwater Estate.

No 2	Abstract of the Report of the Commissioners of Enquiry into the Abuses committed on the Derwentwater Estate.

No 3	An Extract of the Number and Severall Sorts of Trees and Woods mentioned (in the Report of the Commissioners for enquiring into the Wasts committed in the Severall Woods on the late  Derwentwater Estate) to be cutt down & carried away since the said Estate became vested in his Majesty etc.

No 4	Extract of the Report relating to Mr Aynesley.

No 5	Copies of Affidavits contained in the Report of the Commissioners of Enquiry into the Abuses committed on the Derwentwater Estate.

No 6	Informations in Answer to the Complaint against the Collectors & Receivers of the Rents of Lord Derwentwater’s Estate.

No 7	Information of John Slater & Thos Laider relating to some Trees conveyed away by Redhead.

No 8	Extract of Affidavits of Wast committed on the Derwentwater Estate.

No9	A Copy of Mr Watson’s & Hutchinson’s Answer to the Lords of the Treasurys Charge of Wast committed on the Derwentwater Estate.

No10	A Foul Draught of Information relating to Mr Aynesley of Hexham Attorney at Law.

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