Letter – Edward Blackett to William Lowes – 8 Sep 1715

Document Type: Letter
Date: 8 Sep 1715
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: William Lowes
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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Honest Will

I perceive by yours of the 3d that you attended the Judges with four score horse, wch was mighty well don, as also that you pd Mr Coulson a hundred Pounds, by the Last post I acquainted you that my Stwerd Mr Ward would not fail to be at hexham on tu[e]sday next at night, being the 13 day of this Instant in order to vew what you have done in defending the Ground from the water in this Cuntrey we look upon Great Quantities of willows to be the very best thing, for preserving the Ground, besure you defray Mr Wards Charges & do not let him pay any thing I would have you to give the Custemerey Tennants as little as posably you can & desire Mr Ward to tell them that they ought not to Expect anything from there Lord for it is always in his power to put them to more trouble & charges a hundred times then their pretended damage comes to which I hope that will satisfy them with my Service to Mr Ward who I believe will be with you when this Comes to hand  I am

					Your Assured Friend
Undated but between the 8th and 9th

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