Letter – Nicholas Walton to Benjamin Skutt – 4 Jul 1742

Document Type: Letter
Date: 4 Jul 1742
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Benjamin Skutt
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 107
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Dear Sir                                Ravensworth Castle  July 4th 1742

      Mr Boag as well as my self will think our Selves much Obliged to you, if you will pay Mr Mannock Strickland Ninety Nine pounds and take his Rect. for One hundred pounds a year Annuity due to Lady Catherine Radcliffe at last Ladyday.  We always make up our Accts. on the 30 of June and therefore must desire you will make this payment upon Demand & take Mr Stricklands Rect dated 30 of June last.  He will produce and deliver up a proper Testimonial of the Life of Lady Catherine Radcliffe etc as usuall, which pray send me with the rect. for the years Annuity.  I have wrote to Mr Stickland this day to Call upon you for the money, & doubt not but you will Comply with the payment & Charge it in Sir Henry Liddell Barts. Acct. which will be very obliging to Sir              

 	Your most Hble Servt 

      Nichos. Walton

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