Letter – Nicholas Walton to William Corbett – 16 Oct 1741

Document Type: Letter
Date: 16 Oct 1741
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: William Corbett
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 107
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      Ravensworth Castle Octob. 16 1741

To Wm Corbett  Esq.


	Inclosed herein we snd you our cash acct. for last Month on which remains a balance of £21.5.6 ½ in our favour & herewith you will also receive the Invoyce Bill of Loading and Charter party of 70 chalders of coales Newcastle  Measure, shipped for the use of Greenwich Hospital on board of the Dove of Whittby Captain Harrison Master which we hope will be a good [bulk] and we think compleat your orders. This quantity would have been sent some time agoe but that we could not agree for freight on Moderate Termes & now have been obliged to give Eight Shillings per chalde .

	We recd. yours with the Boardd Minutes of the 23rd and 26th of September last which we duly observeand are

Sr Your most Obedt. Serts. 

Nicho’s Walton

Hugh Boag


We have this day drawn on Wm. Bell Esq. for £53.4.2 ½ the value of the above Loading of Coals which we have sent to the Treasurer of the Hospital.

A Copy of the Invoice sent Mr Corbett of Mr Harrisons Load of 70 chalders coals N.measr.

Newcastle Octo 14 1741

Invoice of a charge of Coales Shipped on Board the Dove of Whittby [Phalial] Harrison Master by order of Messrs Walton & Boag and Consigned to William Corbett Esq. vizt. –

70 Chalders of Main Team Coales at 12s  £42 00 00

9 Keele dues at 13s4d                     6 00 00

Duke of Richmonds duty                    3 10 06

Town Duty                                 1 09 02

Charter party                                3 06

Bills of Loading                             1 00 1/2

                                        £53 04 02 1/2

Sent the Board or rather Mr Corbett 16 Octo 1741
Attached is a copy of the invoice referred to below

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