Letter – Nicholas Walton – 19 Mar 1738

Document Type: Letter
Date: 19 Mar 1738
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 106
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To Mr Ben Shutt 					Ravensworth Castle   March 19. 1737/8

Dear Sir

	We were favoured with yours of the 11 inst last post, wherein you are so kind as to acquaint us with your having recd. our Quietus from Mr Hunter, wee would be glad to have it as soon as you can send it by a safe hand, tho’ unless each opportunity offer soon may lett it alone till the Col[one]l comes down, pray acquaint the Collonel that you have it & that we have desired you to shew it him if he Chuses it before you send it away. 

	You have been of some Expence of postage & to be sure at other Expence besides, so pray charge upon us & draw for the whole we maen for that as well as [what] you payd Mr Hunter payable at sight upon Either of us. We woud be glad to make you any returne for the favours you have done us, if we knew what woud be most acceptable, which pray make so free as to name to us & you’ll add to the obligations we are already under & we are

      Dr Sir Yours &c

      Walton & Boag

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