Letter – Hugh Boag to William Corbett – 27 Jun 1742

Document Type: Letter
Date: 27 Jun 1742
Correspondent: Hugh Boag
Recipient: William Corbett
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 107
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To Wm Corbett Esqr 					Ravensworth Castle  27 th June 1742


      Inclosed you have the Invoyce Charter Party and bill of Loading for 61 Newcastle Chalden of Main Team Coales for the use of the Hospital which we have shiped on Board the Royal Ann of Scarbrough Richd. Robson Master wch we hope will come safe & prove a good baulk

      I am for Mr Walton & Self Sir yr most Hble Servt

      Hugh Boag

Sent to William Corbett Esqr. the 27 June 1742

      Newcastle  June 21 1742

Invoyce of a Cargo of Coales ship’d on board the Royall Ann of Scarbrough Richd. Robson Master by Order of Messrs. Walton & Boag & Consigned to Wm. Corbett Esqr. Viz:

    61 Cha’n of Main Team Coal at 9/6d	         £ 28 19  6

    8 Keeles dues at 13/4d                        5  6  8

    Duty to the Duke of Richmond                  3  1  6

    Duty to the Town of Newcastle                 1  5  6

    Charter Party                                    3  6

    Bills of Loading                                 1    1/2

                                               £ 38 17  7 1/2

NB Mr Airey    Short cost 10 < >  in his Copy

      Ravensworth castle   June 27 th 1742

      Errors Excepted         Hugh Boag 

Sent Wm Corbett Esq  27 June 1742

This Charter Party of Affreightment Witnesseth that Richd. Robson Master and Mariner Master of the Good ship or Vessell Commonly Called or Known by the Name of the Royal Ann of Scarbrough for the Consideration of the Freight, here after mentioned Hath granted and to Freight Letters and by these presents Doth Grant and to Freight Letters to Messrs. Walton & Boag, of the Town & County of Newcastle upon Tyne Merchants  Freightors of the said Ship their factors and Assigns all the said Ship, or befull with all her Furniture Tackle & Apparell for the Voyage wth her to be performed as followeth (Danger of the Seas Fire & Enemies Restraint of princes & Rulers only Excepted ) And the s’d Master for him self his Exect’s Adminis’ & Assigns doth hereby Covenant promise & Agree to & with the s’d Freightors their Exect’s and Admin’s Factors & Assigns That the s’d Ship being strong <lite> & substantial Victualled provided and Manned wth a Competent Number of able Seamen and all things answerable for such a ship & voyage  All the s’d Master and his Assigns shall forthwith take in on Board the s’d Ship the River of Tyne her full and Compleat Loading of Coales (of the Goods and Adventure of the said Freight their Factor Assignes) and after the same are so taken in shall wth the first fair Wind and Weather that shall permitt directly Sail Proceed and Go wth the s’d Ship & Loading from the Port or Haven of Tyne Mouth into Greenwich Key in the River Thames to such Convenient place or places there as the s’d Freighters their Factor or Assigns shall Order and appoint But where the s’d Ship may safely and Conveniently Come and after her Arrivall there shall in the Space of Six lawfull working Days Unload & Deliver all the s’d Loading of Coales into the s’d Freightors their Factor or Assigns for the use of Greenwich Hospital  

And the said Freightors Doth hereby for themselves there Exec’s Admin’s Factor & Assigns Promise and Agree to and with the said Master his Exec’s Admin’s & Assigns that the s’d Freightors  their Exec’s or Assigns shall & will Load or Cause to be Loaden on Board the said Ship in the s’d River of Tyne the s’d Loading of Coales  

And shall Receive the same from on Board her at Greenwich Key afores’d for the use of Greenwich Hospital as aforesaid & that within the Days & Times above Limitted for the Unloading thereof.  And also shall & will well & Truly pay or Cause to be paid to be paid [sic] unto the s’d Master or his Assigns (in Consideration of the s’d Freight) the Sum of Seven Shillings & Six pence [sic] Lawfull British Money per Chaldron for every Chaldron of Coales (London Measure)  which the said Ship shall Take in on Board in the s’d River of Tyne and Deliver at Greenwich Key afores’d and so in proportion for a lesser Quantity and shall pay all the said Freight upon the Good and Safe Delivery of the s’d Loading of Coales at Greenwich Key aforesaid and that the said Freightors their Factor or Assigns shall & will pay and Discharge all Customs Duties and Charges in and upon the s’d Loading of Coales and Delivering the same and Twenty Shillings Lawfull British Money per Day for every day the s’d Ship shall lye upon Demurrage And that the s’d Master & his Assigns shall pay & Discharge all victualling Charges Mens Wages with Wear & Tear for the s’d Ship And also the Charge of the Cockett Lights peers and all other port Charges during the said Voyage And for the True performance of of all & Singular the Covenants & Agreem’ts aforesaid Each of the s’d parties Doth hereby Bind himself his Exec’ts Admin’s & Assigns reciprocally unto the other in the penalty of One Hundred pounds lawfull British Money finely by these presents in Witness whereof the said parties to these presents Interchangablely have Sett there Hands & Seales the Ninth Day of June in the year of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred & Forty Two

      Richd. Robson

Sealed & Delivered being first duly Stamped in the presents of us Thos. Durham John Loyd
The invoice says 9/6 per Chadron but the Charter party says Seven & six in words   9/6 gives the £28/19/6 in the invoice

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