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Mr Ridsdale June 3 I Recd. yr Lettr and tis unknown to me who was concerned in so base and unworthy an Act as so betray my daughter, I take God to Witness I will hear no man whatsoever Speak a Syllable to me on her behalf, So as they have baked lett them brew, for shall never Either inquire or Concern my Selfe what becomes of them and I wish Every Disobedient Child may be so Servd. * [The paragraph below was written on the next page of the letter book] In case any Relation, friend or Acquaintance be so imprudent as Either to write or speak to me upon her Acc[oun]t. I protest before the Almighty I will never have any more conversation with them, tho’ they be the nighest Relation or Acquaintance that I have, when they are Acquainted with this I know they will neither give themselves nor me any further troubles, for have had too much trouble upon this Acc[oun]t already. Note, the foregoing Lettr. To Mr Ridsdale was transcribed, and this part inserted before ‘twas Sent As for Barrow’s Debt I do not know what it is nor shall I Concern my Selfe in the least with it to receive any of the Moneys, for my Steward in Northumberland is obliged to make it good to me; So twill be the Properest for Barrow to pay the Money to the Attourney in Hexham I am yr servt Mr Edward Ridsdale, Senr.