Letter – Nicholas Walton to Benjamin Shutt – 20 Jul 1737

Document Type: Letter
Date: 20 Jul 1737
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Benjamin Shutt
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 106
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To Mr Ben Shutt

                                                                               Ravensworth Castle  July 20 1737

	Mr Boag and I have a Sum to pay Lord Peters and Lady Katherine Radcliffe for Interest etc due out of the Darwentwater Estate which I must Desire you will <transmit> for us.  The Sum due to Lord Peters is £1000 & to Lady Kath Radcliffe £100 for wch proper Receipts are to be taken: Coppys whereof you have Inclosed with Tenn Bills & Notes amounting to £1089  the Neet Sum to be paid ‘em they allowing us ½ per Cent for remittg the Same.  Mr Mannock Strickland is the person Impowered to Receive this Money at his Chambers in Lincons Inn who will procure his Lordships Recets for one years Interest on £20000 due Ladyday last £1000 & he will give a Recet for £100 Annually due at the Same time by Vertue of a Letter of Attorney Impowering him to doe so wch Letter of Attorney before you pay the £100 is to be approved of by Mr Hunter Auditr of the Hospitall & Signed by him.  Mr Hunter Lives at No 3 in Garden Court Middle Temple London.  You will observe that the Recets are to be for £1000 & £100 alltho’ the neet Sum you pay is only £990 & £99 the other £11we keep in our hands for remittance

	I begg you’ll acknowledge the Recet hereof with the Inclosed Bills by Returne of the Post

      I am Dr Sir Your verry Hble Servt 

            	Nichos Walton

P.S.   Mr Strickland is to Shew & deliver up to you a proper Testimonial of Katherine Radcliffe Being alive at the time this Annuity became due wch Mr Hunter must also approve of & Signe

Notes & Bills Inclosed to Mr Shutt the 20 July 1737

Saml Vincent Bill on <.... &Co> dated 16 May 1737 at <3> Usuances 10

<23>         Do on Do      & Co dated 16 Do       at 2 Usance     13

Wm <Elstobb> Do on <Jonas Leverland> 24 Do at 30 Days date        30

Edwd Smiths Note to James Sayers dated 25 Do at 60 Days date     130

George Fowlers Bill on Wm Williford dated 31 Do at 60 Days date  110

James Dawsons Note to John <Cockerell> Dated 17 June at <60 Days>130

Mr John Aireys Bill on Geo Wilson dated 23d  Do at 8 Days Sight  400

Robt Hudspeth do on Thomas young dated 23d  Do at 50 Days Sight   84

Thos Wills Do on Thomas White dated 24th Do at 28 days date     84 3 11 1/2

George Blacks Bill on Messrs Chizhull & Ingram 

  dated 1 July at 28 Days Do                                    97 18 1

                                                             £1089  - - 1/2
Included is a list of Bills & Notes enclosed with the letter

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