Letter – Nicholas Walton to Robert Anderson – 6 May 1738

Document Type: Letter
Date: 6 May 1738
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Robert Anderson
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 106
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To Mr Robt. Anderson at Scremerston 			Ravensworth Castle  May the 6. 1738

Mr Robt. Anderson

	I am not a little Concern’d that any Dispute shoud happen amongst any of the Tenants in the Derwentwater Estate, which I perceive now is the Misfortune between you and Andrew Scott, to whom I apprehend you have given Warning to remove out of the House he is at present in at Whittsontide next I woud willingly in any Affair of this kind interpose, in Order to prevent all blood and Disputes amongst you and therefore I recommend it to you not to give Mr Scott any Disturbance till we can make a provision for him. I hope It will be no Inconvenience to you to Continue in your present house till one can be got up for Mr Scott as I do assure you it shall be sett about with all convenient speed. I hope you will oblige me in this and am

      Yrs &c  N.W.

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