Letter – Nicholas Walton to William Corbett – 14 Feb 1742

Document Type: Letter
Date: 14 Feb 1742
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: William Corbett
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 107
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To William Corbett Esq.					Ravensworth Castle Feb 14 .1741


	We recd yours with the boards minutes of the 1st & 2d of February inst. which we duly observe, & woud have acknowledged the Rect of them sooner but that we had nothing to trouble the board with.

	Herein you will receive the Moormasters Quarterly Acct. of Mines wrought & lying unwrought at Christms last, wth the quantity of Ore Raised & No. of hands Imployed in the last Quarter ending then 

& we are Yours &c  Walton & Boag

[The quarterly account referred to can be found, with others, in the spreadsheet entitled ‘TNA 66 107 Alston Moor lead dues tables’ available to download from The National Archives page elsewhere in this website]

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