Letter – Edward Blackett to John Ward – 3 Dec 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 3 Dec 1709
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: John Ward
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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 Sir                     								Decr 3

      I Recd yr Letter this morning and when you pay me any money for Rent I am willing you should pay my Son any part that is proportionally so you paid £126 and his p’portion would have come to £42 and that is all it would have come to, and my Wife will pay it him shortly  You need not give yr Selfe the trouble to send a salmon to Newby for we have them taken at Burbridge as soon as you have them taken there    I doubt not but to hear against Candlemas you’ll gett the money < …>  Yr daughters are both very well         

      I am yr Assr’d friend to Serve you 

Mr Jno. Ward

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