Letter – Edward Blackett to John Ward – 17 Dec 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 17 Dec 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: John Ward
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Dec 17 1710

Mr Ward

      You writ me sometime agoe that John Robson is Inclineable to take Newby and Mulwell If he continue in the same mind I Desire you will come over with him Ime resolved to let it all Except for 5 Meadow Closes and a <Course> pasture they call the Carrs I did write you to this purpose in a former letter but never rec[eive]d any answer from you If he happen to be my tenn[an]t will buy all my Beef and Mutton of him will allwayes bye a score of Sheep at a time and a half Dozen Oxen or more as I have occasion and shall <…ews> and you shall set down the price give him the Market price for all the <hard> corne Oats and Beans that I shall <…e> as alls[o] the Country price for Straw which will make his rent not considerable 

      <between> us pray give a line by the first post 

      Your assured friend to serve you

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