Letter – Nicholas Walton to William Corbett – 16 Apr 1742

Document Type: Letter
Date: 16 Apr 1742
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: William Corbett
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 107
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To William Corbett Esqr 					Ravensworth Castle April 16. 1742


      The above [below] is your Accot. of Oates and Butter, as Also what we have this day pay’d to ralph Dowthwaites father by your Order to whom we likewise deliver’d the severall things which belong’d him after calling over the List & seeing that all was Right & Inclosed you have his Recet. acknowledging the Rect. of them. The poor man is in great Affliction for the loss of his son, but says the acct. you gave of his Conduct gave him great Comfort and at the same time begg’d leave to return you his gratefull Acknowledgment of thanks for all your friendship to his son in his lifetime as well as the favour you have done himselfe since.

      We hope the last p’cell of oates are come to your hand & this day we have drawn upon you for the amount of the above, being £57.17.6 payable to Mr Wood at 10 days after date wch we doubt not but youll duly hon[our]; when you have any further Commands we will be verry  glad of having them and are Sir Your most Obd Hble Servts

      Walton & Boag

PS Mr Ricardsons letter with the above [….]  …any neglected last Post

Wm Corbett Esqr to Messrs Walton & Boag   Dr.


Novemb 6  Pd Mr Emerson for 3 Firkins of Butter at 2s/£        3  3  0 

Decemb 31 Pd Gilbert Laybourn for 84 Boules of Oats bo’t 

             in Newcastle Market at severall prices           11  1  6

          Pd Robt Johnson for 96 Do.                          13  4  0  

March 10  Pd John Cowell for 60 Do.                            8 10  0

          Pd G Laybourn his expenses buying & putting up &c       8  0

          Pd Mr Thomas Airey Waterage & Putting on Board       1  6  0

April 16  Pd Cuthbt Dowthwaite by Order                       20  5  0 

                                                             £57 17  6

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