Letter – Nicholas Walton to William Corbett – 30 Jul 1742

Document Type: Letter
Date: 30 Jul 1742
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: William Corbett
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 107
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To Wm. Corbett Esq.                              		Ravensworth Castle  July 30th  1742

      Inclosed we send you our Cash Acct. for Last Month, the Ballance whereof in our hands is Two Hundred and Fifty one pounds fifteen shillings & Sixpence.  We likewise Send you our Contingent Acct. ending then amounting to One pound two Shillings & Eleven pence, both which please to lay before the Board.

      We have agreed with Robt. Naisbitt, for building a Hind House at Scremmerston for the use of the Tennants there and also a Byer at Spindlestone for the use of Rowland Graham, the Tenant there The former the Sum of £10.13. 4 & the latter £16. 9. 8d making together the Sum of £27. 3s which please to lay before the Board for their Conformation. There will be in these Buildings no Expen: of Leading

      We are Sir  your most obdt. Servts.

      Walton & Boag

Contingent paymt. Made on Acct. of the Derwentwater Estate from <31st> March 1742 to the 30th June 1742, Viz.


May <1st> pd. Mr Martin Bryson for Books, paper & Quills 

          from 31st Decem. 1740 to the 2nd October 1741	  £- 15  8

     27   pd Dan. Alder for Letters                            -  -  6

June 3rd  pd Do.        For Do.                                -  1  1

    28    pd. William Lee what he pd. for Repair’g.

          Alston Chapple                                       -  5  8

                                                             £ 1  2 11


Ravensworth Castle  30th July 1742 Errors Excepted Nichos. Walton Hugh Boag

A copy Sent William Corbett Esqr. this day

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