Letter – Nicholas Walton to William Corbett – 8 Jul 1743

Document Type: Letter
Date: 8 Jul 1743
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: William Corbett
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66/107
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To Wm Corbett Esq.                     					Ravensworth Castle July 8.  1743


       Inclosed I Send you our Cash Acct for last Month, on which remaines a Ballance of Two Hundred and Fourteen Pounds, Nine Shillings and Six Pence in favour of the Hospitall.  And herein I likewise Inclosed you the Invoyce of another Loading of Coales, shipd on Board of the Thomas & Eleanor, Thomas Barnard Matr, amounting to £46.10.1 ½ with the Bill of Loading and Charter Party.  The Ship is not Sailed therefore I doubt not but these papers will come in time & I hope the Coales will give satisfaction.   

       I am for Mr Boag & Selfe Sir Your most Hble Servt

       Nicho Walton.

July 7. 1743 Ship’d on Board the Thomas & Ellr Thomas Barnard Master for Messrs Walton & Boag viz

61 Chalders of Main Team Coales at 12s  £36 12  -

8 Keel dues at 13/4d                      5  6  8

Duke of Richmonds Duty                    3  1  6

Duty to the Town                          1  5  5

Charter Party                                3  6 

Bills of Loading                             1    1/2

                                        £46 10  1 1/2

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