Letter – Nicholas Walton to William Corbett – 17 Oct 1742

Document Type: Letter
Date: 17 Oct 1742
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: William Corbett
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66/107
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To William Corbett Esqr                                 	Ravensworth Castle      October 17 1742


	     Inclosed we Send you Mr Grays & Mr Downs Bills of Law Charges on the Severall Causes  therein mentioned, with what Mr Bunting has Disburst on these Accots. wch Mr Gray has paid him  You will please to Lay these bills before the Board for their approbation.  We have paid Mr Airey 60 Guineas on Acct. & as the Commission now Sitting is Attended with a great Expence he has call’d upon us for 60 more on that Acct.

	Mr James Mason of Leister a party to the Tack note of an Unopen Mine on Ameshaugh Common within the Man’r of Alston Moor is Dead & one of his ptners Mr Laidman is as we are inform’d Insolvent Mr <Bucton> the other ptner  has Executed the Tack note but as the others in partnership with him cou’d not be present  we have not delivered the original Tack note Sign’d by the Commis’rs to him till we have the Boards Approbation: please to lay this before them & withall be pleased to Acquaint them that we doe not apprehend any loss can Arise to the Hospital for want of the Other Lessees as the Dues of Ore Raised will be at all times Secured upon the premises.    & we are

            Sir     Yours etc    

                   Walton & Boag

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