letter – Edward Blackett to John Ward – 21 Aug 1713

Document Type: letter
Date: 21 Aug 1713
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: John Ward
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 190
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[Dear] Mr Ward     						Newby 21 Aug[us]t 1713


      I Recd y[ou]rs of the 18 w[i]th the Inclosed Note from Mr Rob[er]t Allason [Allinson?] so I leave you to deal with him as well as you can, & in the mean time Shall look over my writings againe & indeavoir to find a better title however assoon as possible you can & desire you will pay Mr Maynard his bills and give my Service & thanks to him for his Care & that he proceed no further in this business till he hears from me, for shall looke over my writings again and give you an acc[oun]t what I find I am

      y[ou]r assured Friend

acquaint Mr Allason that the lease bears date 20 March 35 and by Mr Cronchs abstract Mr W[illia]m Conyers Died in 35 so at most Mr Conyers could but Survive the lease but 5 days so it will Satisfy you if they show you the deed or the coppy of it made by Mr W[illia]m Conyers to Gerard Salvin dated after the lease as they pretend give me an acc[oun]t of this assoon as Conveniently you can as also that you have p[ai]d Mr Maynard his small bill for am very well assured it cannot be much & I do believe him to be a very honest man

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