letter – Edward Blackett to John Ward – 13 Aug 1713

Document Type: letter
Date: 13 Aug 1713
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: John Ward
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 190
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Mr Ward    							Newby    13 Aug[us]t 1713

I Recd y[o]urs of the 10th as also the Inclosed from Mr Maynard, I refer wholly to you & Mr Maynard to make an End w[i]th Allinson [or Allason] as you shall think fit, & do not in the least question but you will do for me as for y[ou]r Selves, pray let me know by the next post the Rental of the ground & what is the least he will take for it, for am sure he can have no Manner of title, I dought [doubt] the ways are so bad that you cannot get the Mill stone in a little time but one Week good Weather will make the ways good againe <this is> all the lease takes Notice of concerning <--text missing on image--> Dam and  in case any bottom breach or breaches shall happen in the said Damm then the Said Sir Ed[ward] Blacket his heirs & assignes shall and will bear Three Fourth part of the charge of repairing every such bottom breach during the said term, & at his own charge find & provide Millstones when there shall be need & that he shall and will Set them out Timber & Gareell Sufficient to be cut down upon notice given him when & so often as there shall be Occation for same, pray give me a line assoon as conveniently you can I am

y[ou]r assured Friend

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