Letter – Nicholas Walton to William Corbett – 17 Jul 1741

Document Type: Letter
Date: 17 Jul 1741
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: William Corbett
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 107
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To Wm Corbett Esq						Ravensworth Castle July 17 1741


      We have only now to advise you that we sometime agoe advertised the sale of the leda ore dues raised & to be raised within the Derwent.r Estates from Mich last to Mich next for which we have no offers from any persons but the Exec.rs of George Liddell Esqr & ptners wth whom we have agreed at 45s for bouse & 40s for Cutting Ore p Bing wch we hope the Board will approve of. You will observe so that this price is under the former prices which we sold at but the apprehension of a French Warr wch will affect the price of lead is the occasion of it and we are

      Sr your most Obed & H.ble Servts

      	N Walton  H Boag

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