Letter – Nicholas Walton to James Wood – 11 Jun 1742

Document Type: Letter
Date: 11 Jun 1742
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: James Wood
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 107
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Sir                                                     			Ravensworth Castle  June 11 1742  

      We send you as above a bill on Mr Benjamin Skutt dated this day and payable 28 days after date on acct of the Rents & profitts of the Derwentw’r Estate for Four Hundred pounds wch with the last Four Hundred pounds Sent you reduces < the book> verry low here which is a pleasure to us who are                  

      Sir  Your verry H’ble Servt’s 

      Nicho. Walton [crossed out: ‘H. Boag’]

Dear Sir Ravensworth Castle  June 11 1742  £400

Twenty Eight Days after date pray pay Mr James Wood or his order Four Hundred pounds (Value rec’d) and place it to Sir Hen. Liddell Barts Acct. as advised by Sir Your most H’bl Servt. Nicho. Walton

To Mr Benjamin Skutt in King Street St Annes London
Although James Wood is not named as recipient this can be assumed from the context

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