Letter – Nicholas Walton to William Corbett – 25 May 1744

Document Type: Letter
Date: 25 May 1744
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: William Corbett
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66/107
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To Mr William Corbett Esq.                             			Ravensworth Castle May 25th 1744


       We reced yours of the 16th of May Inst with the Boards minutes of that date, which we duly observe, & in answer to that part which relate to the sending of Coales, we are afraid it will this year be attended with difficulty as Fraights are high.  We will however doe the best we can and send ‘em at such distances of time as to prevent Damage And we begg leave to return the Board thanks for the allowances they have been pleased to order us for this service & we are

       Sir Your most Obed Servts

       Nichos Walton Hugh Boag 

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