Letter – Nicholas Walton to William Corbett – 10 Jun 1737

Document Type: Letter
Date: 10 Jun 1737
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: William Corbett
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 106
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To Wm Corbett Esqr

                                                                                  Ravensworth Castle  June 10th 1737


	Inclosed we send you our Cash Accot for last Month on which remains a Ballance of One Thousand & Twenty two pounds Nine Shillings & Sixpence three farthing in favour of the Hospital.  We have no demand made upon us for the Interest due to the Lord Peters & the heir of Doctor Chamberlain at Ladyday last, therefore we begg to know whether we should remitt the ballance now in hand to the Treasurer or keep it to answer demands of Lord Peters etc when they shall be made.

	John Atkinson who was late Bayliff for the Manner of Wark & Barony of Langley, has not yett been paid his Sallary due at the time of his discharge amounting to £5.16.8d & he humbly craves Leave to desire the Board will order the payment of it.  He Says he has made frequent demands of the late Receivers & they have refused payment alledging that they had not the boards order for soe doing.  He has also made frequent demands of us, but as we had no orders for the payment of it we refused in Like manner, tho’ we humble think if the board has no Objection it Should be payd therefore we desire their Order therein & are

                                                                                             Sir Yours etc

                                                                                                      Walton & Boag

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