Letter – Nicholas Walton to William Corbett – 21 Jan 1738

Document Type: Letter
Date: 21 Jan 1738
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: William Corbett
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 106
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To Wm Corbett Esqr 					

      Ravensworth Castle. Janry 21. 1737


	Inclosed we send you our Cash Acct. the 31 December Cash on which is a Balance in the Hospitalls favour of £419-0-2 ½  but we sent Mr Wood Bills the 13 Inst to the vallue of £541-11-0 so that they are considerably in our Debt as we have reced. very little since.

	We hope the Accot. given the 13 Inst of the Severall abuses in the Der[wentwater] Estate came safe to your hands & has been before the Board, & doubt not but they will order proper methods to be taken to surpress it, but We beg leave further to Observe that Severall Tennants are Tearing out Fresh ground  & will not be hindred from it, as they are under no manner of Covenant this Sir we beg may be laid before the Board for their Consideration & we are  Sir Yours &c

      Walton & Boag

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