Letter – Nicholas Walton to William Corbett – 15 Dec 1741

Document Type: Letter
Date: 15 Dec 1741
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: William Corbett
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 107
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To W.Corbett Esq 					Ravensworth Castle December 15th 1741


       In our letter of the 11 Inst we acquainted you with two proposals for taking two open mines in Aldston Moor on Tacknote for one year but we find we have omitted the Duty offer’s by these proposers, therefore we beg leave now to sett that matter right by acquainting you that Wm Salkeld offers one Sixth Duty & Arthur & Emerson & John Bateson offer one seventh Duty.

       We send you Inclosed herein our Contingent Acct for three Month Ending 30 Sep last & we are Sir Yours &c

       Walton & Boag

An Accot. of Contingent payments made on Accot. of the Derw[entwate]r Estate from 30 June 1741 to 30 Sep. 1741 Vizt

1741                                                                  £

July 11 Pd Mr Fran. Thibou for Postage of Letters                     0  0  4

     16 Pd Mr Chris. Wall for Advertizing the oak & other Trees to 

        be sould & also the letting of severall Farmes as per Note    3  0  0

Aug 1   Pd Geo Delavall Esq for Repairing the Chancell of 

        Kirkwhelpington Church                                        0  5  0 

Sept 2  Pd Mr Edwd. Carlisle for 2 Acquittances for a Years Fee farm 

        Rent payable to the Rt Worshipfull the Dean & Chapter of 

        Carlisle out of Dilston & Lorbottle Tyth                      0  0  8 

                                                                      3  6  0

Ravensworth Castle Decem 14 1741

Errors Excepted

Nich Walton  Hugh Boag

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