Letter – Nicholas Walton to William Corbett – 11 Apr 1742

Document Type: Letter
Date: 11 Apr 1742
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: William Corbett
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 107
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To William Corbett Esqr 					Ravensworth Castle Apr 11,  1742


	Poor Ralph Douthwaites Box is come safe to hand and Shall be taken care of & deliverd to his Relations with the money you order to be paid them which you shall have a proper Rect. for.

	Your Oates are now all sent on Board of the George who is Ready to sail being the Remainder of 240 boules we bought for you which runs over 13 bushels in measure so that you are to Receive this voyage 173 bushells, which Compleats your order & in a Post or two we will take the liberty to draw upon you for the money & are Sir  

      Yours &c Walton & Boag
Ralph Douthwaite was William Corbett’s servant, who had recently died.

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