Letter – Edward Blackett to William Shaw – 3 Apr 1714

Document Type: Letter
Date: 3 Apr 1714
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: William Shaw
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 190
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Mr. Shaw						Dt


my Commissioners Sets forward for warrington on Thursday next, they design to come by Bowden to peruse the Register, so as to prove my Dr. Daughts. Blackets age, am afraid the commissioners will be obliged to adjourn from warrington to Chester to prove the late Lord Warringtons Will, I doubt you cannot come to the originall Will by reason my Lords absence, tis to prove my Lord is his Fathers Exectr. wch the Comm. Says is absolutely Necessary, I desire you will write a letter to Mr. H: Johnson to Chester & prevaile wth. him, to be at Warrington on Friday Night for the Comm will certainly be their at that time, & I desire you to give them all the assistance you can, you are likewise to prove my Lord Warringtons hand to the Deed of assignmt. to me I hope you will Receive a letter from my Lord by Friday next just to the Same purpose I am	

	Yr. obliged friend & Sert.

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