Letter – Nicholas Walton to James Wood – 30 Jun 1742

Document Type: Letter
Date: 30 Jun 1742
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: James Wood
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 107
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Dear Sir                                             Ravensworth Castle   June  30 1742

      Upon Considering that this Months End is the Close of our Years Acct. & that there is a ballance in our hands larger than we wish ever to have it, we have besides the Bill sent you Yesterday send you herewith one Bill for Four hundred pounds on Mr Skutt & the above Bill on William Bell Esqr for £38.17.7½.  on Acct. of the Rents and Profitts of the Derwntwater Estate which pray acknowledge the Rect of & you’ll oblige

      Sir Yours etc   

      Walton & Boag 

Dear Sir  Ravensworth Castle  June 29 1742

Twenty Eight days after date pray pay Mr James Wood or his Order Four Hundred pounds Value rec’d, & place it to Sir Henry Liddell Barts acct.  As Advised by  Sir  Your most Hble Servt.       Nich.s Walton

To Mr Ben Skutt in Kings St, St Anns London

Dear Sir Ravensworth Castle    June 29 1742

Twenty Eight days after date pray pay Mr James Wood or his Order, Thirty Eight pounds Seventeen Shillings & seven pence halfpenny (Value in Loading of Coales on board of the Royal Ann of Scarbrough) & place it to Acct. as advised by Sir  Your most Hble Servts. Nich.s Walton Hugh Boag

To William Bell Esqr at Greenwich near London

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