Letter – Nicholas Walton to William Radley – 5 Mar 1742

Document Type: Letter
Date: 5 Mar 1742
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: William Radley
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 107
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To Mr Radley  						Ravensworth Castle March 5th .1741/2


      In answer to your Letter we have perused your Description of Mr Masons Lease for a year or Tacknote, which we think is very well and need no alteration. As to fixing a peremptory day for the Sale of the Keswick Timber we cannot tell how to advise in it, we have done all we can to promote the sale of it, & Hope you will at least reach the sum formerly Offerd, as the Timber is no worse then it was , & very farr from being decayed as Mr Smith would Insinuate, & we are

      Sir Your most Hble Servts

      Nichos. Walton Hugh Boag

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