Letter – Nicholas Walton to William Armorer – 7 May 1742

Document Type: Letter
Date: 7 May 1742
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: William Armorer
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 107
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To Mr Armorer 						Ravensworth Castle May 7. 1742


      Your Letter of the 23d April last woud have been answd. Sooner but that we have been very Little together since it came to hand. You are very welcome to Winn the quantity of Limest[one] you mention on Scremerston Common, paying three pence per Fother for them being the price we have agreed to take of everybody since the 1st of May Inst. & in order that we may have an Exact Acct. of the Severall quantities each person shall have Occasion for we have this day Orderd Mr And. Scott one of our Tennants to grant Licences on Such applications as are made to him, so that upon applying to him you will have the quantity you desire. We are Sorry we had not the pleasure of Seeing you when we were at Barwick & are 

      Sir Your most Hble Srts.

      Walton & Boag

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