Letter – Nicholas Walton to William Corbett – 9 Nov 1742

Document Type: Letter
Date: 9 Nov 1742
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: William Corbett
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66/107
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To Wm Corbett Esqr                                       	Ravensworth Castle      Novem’r 9th 1742


      Inclosed we send you our cash Acct. for the last month by wch please to observe there is a Ballance of Nine Hundred and Sixty one pounds Eight Shillings & five pence three farthings, in favour of the Hospitall; but this day we have remitted to Mr Wood the Treasurer’s Deputy, two bills vallue One Thousand Pounds.

      We have a demand upon us from one Mr Teasdale, an Agent of the Lead Company or Quakers Company for the Loss of a Horse which belong’d to him & was lost in one of the unwrought Groves in Alston Moor Called Guttergill wch he values at about Seven Guineas. We have inquired into the affair, & find he lost a horse as above mentioned which, we apprehend the Hospitall are liable to pay for at Such vallue as Shall be fixed by p’sons Indifferent Chosen. If the Board have no Objections we will gett such valluation made & pay Mr Teasdle accordingly.

      Our Generall Acct ending the 30th June last we have ready drawn out & will Send it away next Saturday with the Vouchers thereto, Directed to you & we are

      Sir, your most obed’t Serv’ts        

      Walton & Boag 

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