Letter – Nicholas Walton to James Wood – 16 Apr 1742

Document Type: Letter
Date: 16 Apr 1742
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: James Wood
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 107
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To Mr James Wood 						Ravensworth Castle April 16. 1742

Dr Sir

      The above mentioned Bill for Fifty Seven pounds Seventeen Shillings & Sixpence , together with John Burdons on Wm Herchell for Sixty nine pounds Seventeen Shillings & Sixpence making One hundred and Twenty Seven pounds fifteen shillings we send you on Accot. of the Rents and Profitts of the Derwentwater estate wch pray Acknowledge the Rect. of & youll oblige   

      Sir Your most Hble Servts

      Walton & Boag

69. 17. 6  South Shields Apr 6. 1742

Sir Twenty Eight Days after date pay unto Mr Thomas Hill or order Sixty Nine pounds  Seventeen shillings & sixpence, and place to the Acct of Mr Edward Everard Mercht. In Lynn.

From your Hble Servt John Burdon

To Mr William Herchell Mercht. In London

Ravensworth Castle April 13th. 1742

Sir Ten days after date pray pay Mr James Wood or his order Fifty Seven Pounds Seventeen Shillings  & sixpence (Value in Accot ) as advised by Sir Your most Hble Servts

Nichs Walton H Boag

To William Corbett esqr At the pay office in Broad Street, London

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