Letter – Nicholas Walton to William Corbett – 28 May 1742

Document Type: Letter
Date: 28 May 1742
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: William Corbett
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 107
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To Wm Corbett Esqr. To himselfe 				Ravensworth Castle May 28 1742


      We are verry much obliged to you for the favour of your Letter of the 18 Inst. which brought one for Mr Johnson, which has not yet been delivered him as he has been abroad ever since yr Letter came to our hands but as we shall see him tomorrow, it will then be delivered to him, it is no trouble to us to have these Letters Inclosed to us but they will get as directly to him if in future you direct them to be left at Mr Robert Gibsons in Gates’d near NewCastle upon Tyne.    It is a pleasure to us to hear that you Sir & Mr Horne are fix’d with your new Treasurer, and we make no manner of doubt but you will Continue in yr Office as long as you wish, for we do not apprehend any Treasurer can be so happy in any other person as you Sir & our good friend Mr Horne.  You are very kind Sir in the Complem’s you are pleased to make us and beg leave to assure you that such Character we will always Endeavour to maintain as the only means to merit the Esteem of you and all our good friends & every person we are Concerned for.  We Return you many thanks for all yr favours & with our Compt. to M[r]s Corbett & your family we are Sir  

      Yours etc Walton & Boag

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