Letter – Edward Blackett to Thomas Adams – 14 Jul 1709

Document Type: Letter
Date: 14 Jul 1709
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Thomas Adams
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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Sir                            							July 14

      I have perused the paper book, and I find it exactly right in Every particular  As for the Blank you leave in case my Daughter Blacket should dye & leave a Daughter or Daughters  & my Son marry again, and that they & the Trustees have assumed they should live Else, what yearly sum shall be allow’d them, I allow my Daughters at Newcastle 40 <£> a year Each tho’ I’m very kind to them besides and <pays> So you may Either putt in that Sum <for sevrall other necessaries> or leave it Blank & so Mr Clark may putt it in at Newby, there is another Blank which I do not understand what it means, So have sent my Servt on purpose to be informed by you, and I believe he can Satisfy you in it, if not I shall do it by the post after he Returnes, pray peruse well the Deed wch Settles my daughter Blacket’s portion, which my Lord Warrington, my Son & Daughter are to sign, I gave it with <yours> when last at Newby so Pray fail not to have every thing ready to come to Newby at the time appointed, which is the 28th day of this month, I am yr obliged humble Servt.

For Tho. Adams  Esqr.

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