Letter – Nicholas Walton to Andrew Scott – 7 May 1742

Document Type: Letter
Date: 7 May 1742
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Andrew Scott
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 107
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To Mr And. Scott 						Ravensworth Castle May 7. 1742

Mr Andrew Scott

	As the Winning of Limestones at Scremerston Estate is not only a damage to the Present Tennants, but a Considerable one to the Estate as well as the Waisteof the Mine, we have agreed not to permitt any person Whatsoever to Winn any quantitys under 3d per Fother to be pay’d to us by way of Rent and Such as desire any quantitys are likewise to pay the Tennant reasonable Satisfaction for damage of Ground. We therefore desire you will take Care not o permit any peson to Winn any without paying 3d per Fother to us as above and that such as have Occasion for them are to apply to you for Licence in wch application they are each to Specifye the No. of Fothers they will want which you will Specifye likewise in the Licenceyou give: pray Send us an Accot. of what quantitys have been delivered and are unpaid for to the 1 May 1742 & doe you take Care to receive for all to that time at 1 ½ per Fother & Youll oblige

      Your verry Hble Serts.

      Nich. Walton Hugh Boag

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