Letter – Nicholas Walton to James Wood – 16 Oct 1741

Document Type: Letter
Date: 16 Oct 1741
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: James Wood
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 107
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      Ravensworth Castle Oct 16 1741

To Mr James Wood


      Above is a bill on Wm Bell Esq. for Fifty three pounds four shillings & two pence halfepenny on acct of the Rents & profits of the Derwentwater Estate wch pray acknowledge the Rect. of. We have just finished our half years Accot. and have a large sum to Remitt you but cannot at present get bills, but we hope we shall soon and are

      Sr YourMost Hble Servts. NW & H.Boag

      Ravensworth Castle Oct 16 1741

Sir Ten days after date pray pay Mr James Wood or his order Fifty three pounds four shillings & two pence halfepenny value in a Loading of Coales for the use of Greenwich Hospital & place it to Accot. as advised by Sir Your Most Hble Servts N Walton & HB.

To William Bell Esq. at Greenwich near London

      Ravensworth Castle Octo.  16 1741

To Wm Bell Esq.


      We have this day to William Corbett Esq. Inclosed the Charter party Bill o Loading and Invoice of 70 Newcastle Chalders of Coales shipd on board of the Dove of Whittby Captain Harrison Master which we hope are come safe to hand by this time, the ship has sailed some days agoe, & this day we have Drawn upon you for the value of the sd. Loding £53.4.2 ½ payable to Mr james Wood, which we doubt not but you will Duelly Honour. We will be glad to hear that the severall quantitys of Coales we have sent came to your Satisfaction & we are

      Sr Your most Hble Servts

      Nicho. Walton  Hugh Boag

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