Letter – Edward Blackett to William Ramsey – 22 Jul 1714

Document Type: Letter
Date: 22 Jul 1714
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: William Ramsey
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 190
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Sr 							22 July 1714

	I had own’d yors of the 13th long before this, but have been from Home, I know yor Lease of Haltwhistle & plenmeller Tythes is near Expir’d & had rather have you for my Tennant then any other, & am willing you shou’d have a Lease for what terme you please, provided you’l give me the same rent it was Lett for, betwixt 30 & upwards of 40 Years agoe, am sure all sorts of Corn has been & is at present at a very Extravagant price, Soe that it is but very reasonable, that Tythes shold advance in rent & doe not in the least question – but they will, wth my most Humble Service to yorself & Lady, I am

	Sr Yor most Faithful Humble Servt

For Wm Ramsey Esq at his House in Newcastle

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