Letter – Nicholas Walton to James Hunter – 7 Aug 1737

Document Type: Letter
Date: 7 Aug 1737
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: James Hunter
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 106
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To James Hunter Esqr

                                                                                  Ravensworth Castle  Augt 7th 1737


	Your favour of the 23 July last woud have been answered Sooner: had we not been both abroad when it came to this place & Since engaged in business that we no way coud avoid.

	By our appointment as Receivers, we never apprehend any Expence of Fees (in passing our Accots) to be upon us, & it was our Intentions to Charge what you mention, as fees, at passing the last years Accot, upon the Hospitall, & unless we are by your good advice persuaded that we shoud not, we determine to doe so,  You will be pleased in what way soever it is (if you think fitt) to draw upon us for the Charge; or give us notice & it shall be remitted you

	We are exceedingly obliged to you for your last favour, as we shall be for your further advice in this Affair, & in the meantime we are    Sir   Yours etc    Walton & Boag

PS	From what Accot Mr Boag had at London, he understood that the Expence of passing all the Hospitalls Accots in the Ececheqr were a Charge upon themselves

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