Letter – Nicholas Walton to William Corbett – 18 Jul 1736

Document Type: Letter
Date: 18 Jul 1736
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: William Corbett
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 105
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To William Corbett Esqr

Sr                                                                                   Ravensworth Castle  July 18th 1736

	As it is expected that there will be an Election of a Member for the County of Northumberland in the Room of Ralph Jennison Esqr we thougt proper to acquaint you that the sooner the resolution of the Directors is known to us, the better figure will their Interest make, therefore we shoud be glad of having their Earlyest Commands.

	William Carr Esqr who was late member for the Town of Newcastle upon Tyne, and who is zealously affected to the present Government, declared himself a Candidate at the Sessions held at Hexham last Week.  He was attended thither by Collonel Liddell and Severall other Gentlemen of good Interest.       We are Sr      Your most Obedt Servts

                                                                                                       Walton & Boag

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