Letter – Nicholas Walton to William Corbett – 20 Sep 1741

Document Type: Letter
Date: 20 Sep 1741
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: William Corbett
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 107
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      Ravensworth Castle Sep 20 1741

To William Corbett Esq.


      Herewith you will receive our Generall acco[un]t  Including all Rents and Arrears to Mayday last  & the Rec[eip]ts and paym[en]ts to the 30 June last as usuall, which you will find Exactly to Corespond  with our Cash Accot. ending then. We beg you will forward its examination in order that it may be passed at the next declaration or s soon as it is convenient, & when that is done we will be obliged to you for a Returne of the late Colonel Liddells Bond if the Board have no objection.

	The late Rece[iver]s have given no answer to our letter of the 25 Ult. In which e desired they would transmit us the Dean & Chapter of Carlisle Leases of the Tythes of Dilston and Lorbottle, so that we apprehend they have been wrote to by Mr Strickland you will please to acquaint the board therewith and give us your further orders. Those Leases should be Renewed the next Chapter day which will be the 23rd of November next & least any application should be made by Mr Strickland or any person for him we have desired the steward of the Dean & Chapter to put a stop thereto till they hear from us, We think it would be well if you write to Mr Watson & Mr Hutchinson for these Leases to the former of which at Goswick near Berwick upon Tweed & the latter in Carlisle Cumberland  & we are

      Sr Your most Obed. Servts

      NW & HB

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