Letter – Nicholas Walton to William Corbett – 19 Nov 1736

Document Type: Letter
Date: 19 Nov 1736
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: William Corbett
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 105
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To Wm Corbett Esqr

      Ravensworth Castle   Novr 19 1736


	I reced from Mr Boag the Minutes of the Board of directors at Salters Hall of the 3d November Inst Those of the General Court of the 11th Inst with a List of the Several Farmes Confirmed at that Court: & those of the 10th Inst at Salters hall with a list of Several to be advertized in the Newcastle Papers, all which shall be taken Care of

	Most of the Tennants in the Confirm’d list have been wth me & I have acquainted them that the Generall Court have thought fitt to accept of them as tenants at the Severall Rents Expressed against their Names and being Subject to Covenants in Leases agreeable to the Customs of the Country which they agree to.  Mr Heppel has agreed to Joyn Meldon Park and Out grounds together and give £305 per Ann & Mr Peter Hughes consents to give £145 for Middleton Hall which together is £10 per Ann more than is incerted in the Confirmed List  Mr Bunting is willing to give £12 per Ann for Dr Lamberts Farme at Fourstones.  Jno Crissop havg offered the Same and Being poor.

	I should be glad to have our years Accot Settled before Mr Boag come out of Town & in Order thereto I have made up my cash Accot to the 14th Novr Inst as also an abstract of our whole receipts & payments to the Same time from the date of our Commission; and Likewise I send an Accot of all Arrears due at that time or rather Marts last  I wish it may be done so as to meet wth your approbation.

	Inclosed I send you an abstract of Such proposals as have been made to me from the 6th to the 14th Inst and wt have been Sent me from Keswick by Mr King.  I hope the Advertizment Incerted in the Newcastle papers this week will have the desired Effect I wish it had been Sooner.                    I am Sr Your most Obt Serv

                                                             Nichs Walton

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