Letter – Nicholas Walton to William Radley – 7 May 1742

Document Type: Letter
Date: 7 May 1742
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: William Radley
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 107
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To Mr Radley 							Ravensworth Castle May 7. 1742


      In Answer to your Letter of the 24 April last, all Lease lengths must be 1200 yards & the Breadth 40 yards on Each Side of the Vein for tho’ it often happens that the Vein does not Extend so farr as 1200 Yards, yet it is always granted with the provisoe for preventing one Lease from Interfering with another. 

      William Todd Benjamin Geal & John Millikins places of abode we doe not know, but will informe you soon. The rest will be as follows, viz. Geo. Barrow of the Shaw in the parish of Haltwhistle & County of Northumberland, William Salkeld of Ranwood Side in the parish of Aldston & County of Cumberland and Arthur Emerson of Eshgill side  & John Bates of Dodsberry in the parish of Aldston & County of Cumberland.  We are

      Sir Yours &c

      Nich. Walton Hugh Boag

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