Letter – Nicholas Walton to William Corbett – 29 Nov 1741

Document Type: Letter
Date: 29 Nov 1741
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: William Corbett
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 107
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To Wm Corbett Esq 					Ravensworth Castle November 29th, 1741

	I reced. yours with the boards minutes which I duly observe & in Obedience to their Commands be pleased to Acquaint them that the Lead Ore in Alsdston moor yields very differently, but in an average every Fodder of Lead is 21ct & the bing of ore 8 cwt so [that every cwt] of Lead Ore in a Medium will yield about 4 stones 3 pound.

	I have this day sent to Mr Wood Deaputy Trus[tee]  a Bill for Five hundred pounds on Acct. of the Profits of the Derwentwater Estate & I am for Mr Boag & self

	Sir Yours &c

      Nich. Walton

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