Letter – Nicholas Walton to William Corbett – 22 May 1736

Document Type: Letter
Date: 22 May 1736
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: William Corbett
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 105
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To William Corbett Esqr

Sr                                                                                       Rav Castle  May 22d 1736

	We were favoured with Mr Hornes of the 11th & 13th of May Inst which Conveyed to us the Boards Minutes of the 8th & 12th of the Same as Also the Accot of the Expence of the Comission of enquiry which Shall be discharged pursuant to their Comands.

	We Observe that Sr Henry Liddele Bart & Colonel Liddle had desired that the Security Bonds for the faithfull discharge of the Trust reposed in us might be Seperate & as these Bonds were approved of we hope they are Executed  We are ready Sr to enter into the other Security required in any way that is thought proper.

	We think ourselves very happy in the Discontinuance of Mr Aynesley as Court Keeper, & in the Choice of Mr Airey in his Steed, & we are Seneable [sic] the Hospitall will find a great Benefit from it

	The Severall papers relating to the Comission of Enquiry Shall be taken care of & the Recet of them Acknowledg’d when they come to hand; after which the orders of the Board relating thereto Shall be putt into execution and pursued as they have & Shall from time to time dircet

	We are in great Distress for want of Materialls to make a Defence in the Caise (Moore against Wood) about the Petty Tyths of Temple Thornton.

	We have Sent this day in Notes & Bills £1100 to be paid Ld Peters & Lady Catherine Radcliff & are Sr Your most Obedt Servts

      Nichos Walton		Hugh Boag

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