Letter – Nicholas Walton to William Corbett – 21 Oct 1737

Document Type: Letter
Date: 21 Oct 1737
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: William Corbett
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 106
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To Wm Corbett Esqr

                                                                                  Ravensworth Castle  Octr 21 1737


	Mr Stephenson Moor Master has Sent me an Accot of the Quantity of Lead Ore raised within the Manour of Alston from Xmas last to Michs last, wch I Send You Inclosed & you will have it hereafter Quarterly.  There was a Small Quantity of Oare raised from Michs to Xmas 1736 wch was not Included in the last years Sale of the Dues of wch Mr Stephenson will give an Accot in the next Quarters Accot.

	Mr Boag is attending the holding of Courts at Newlands, Haydon Bridge & Wark & returns to Hexham to morrow, where I am to meet him in order to receive the Mayday Rents and Arrears on Monday & Tuesday next, & on Wednesday is to be held the Court at Alston, where one or both of us will attend          For Mr Boag & Selfe

                                                                         I am Sir  Yours etc       Nichos Walton

An Accot of Oare Raised in Alston Moor from Christmas 1736 to Michaelmas 1737  Viz

Per John Stephenson Moor Master

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