Letter – Nicholas Walton to William Corbett – 2 Oct 1737

Document Type: Letter
Date: 2 Oct 1737
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: William Corbett
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 106
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To Wm Corbett Esqr

                                                                            Ravensworth Castle  Octor 2d 1737


	We reced yours with the Boards Minutes of the 14th & 17th of last Month in Answer to which we are under no Covenants with any Tenants in the Derwentwater Estate for building or Repairing Housing, further than this.  That all Tenants to whom farmes were Confirmed to Comence at last Mayday made their proposals particularly mentioning that they had expected their Housing put into Tenantable Repaire.  The Housing on Newlands and Whittonstall are in so badd repaire that unless something is done  most of the Tenants cannot Subsist even this nixt Winter but with great difficulty, tho as the Season is So farr Spent they must dispence in the best Manner they can till Next year.

	There has been Sold by Mr Bunting Bayliff out of the Weedings of Woods etc under his care as followeth Vizt

Payble at Mayday 1738 To Wilkinson Chrisopp

& Partners 109 Yds of Bark at 4s out of 

Dinnetley Wood, 3 Yds of which given in at 

the Bargain and not to be Reckon’d at 4s    £21  4  -

Payble at Do Time To Ditto [WC] 30Yds of 

Bark at 3s out of Do Woods                    4 10  -

Payble at Do Time To Ditto 119 Do of Do at 

4s (3 yards given in at the bargain and not 

to be reckoned) out of Harsondale Woods      23  4  -     £48 18  –

Payble at Do Time To William Fenwick 49 Yds 

of Do at 3/6 out of Capons Cleugh Wood       £8 11  6

Payble at Do Time To Do [WF] 51 Do of Do Oak 

3/3 out of High Wood                          8  5  9     £16 17  3

Payble at Do Time To Chrisr Bell 12 Do of Do 

at 2/6 out of Do [High Wood]                 £1 10  -

Payble at Do Time To Do a Small parcell 

by Lump                                       1  1  -      £2 11  -

                                                Totall    £68  6  3

                      We are Sir Your most Obedt Servts

                                                             Nichos Walton    Hugh Boag

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