Letter – Nicholas Walton to Benjamin Shutt – 12 Feb 1738

Document Type: Letter
Date: 12 Feb 1738
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Benjamin Shutt
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 106
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To Mr Benja Shutt 					Ravensworth Castle   Febry 12th.1737/8 

Mr Shutt

	We had a letter from James Hunter Esqr, Audit[o]r of the Accot. for Greenwich Hospital last post Accquainting us that he has obtain’d our Quietus & Accot for the first year of our Receivership & that they are ready to be delivered to whom we shall appoint.

	We desire you will therefore wait upon him & pay him Eighteen Guineas for the Fees is passing the Accot. thro’ the severall Offices & take such a receipt as he thinks fit to give & on payment of the money he will deliver you the Quietus &c which pray forward to us as by some carefull person  that comes by Land. Mr Isaacson would I fancie take the trouble of them if he is not come away you will put them up Carefully and seal ‘em Mr Hunter lives at No.3 in Garden Court  Middle Temple London. But one thing we desire you will take notice of when you pay the Money & that is whether you think him pleas’d with it or not & Communicate to us your thoughts thereon. You may draw upon either of us for the Money, at Sight.

Your favour in doing this job for us will greatly Oblige 

      Sir Your very Hble Servt

      Nich. Walton Hugh Boag

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