Letter – John Rushworth to William Blackett – 26 Apr 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 26 Apr 1676
Correspondent: John Rushworth
Recipient: William Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 193
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Ex parte Remendr Regis

      Termd posctide Anno xxviii Regni Regis Car 2d

      Mercarii xxvii dio April

Johes Carey Barr Quer Willm Blackett   the Bill Augb

N Casted suy Tyne

This day being appointed for reading of the plts Bill and the Defts Demurrer Now upon opening of the said bill the demurrer by Mr Warde of Councell with the Deft and hearing Mr Sawyer on the same side. And Mr Duncombe for the plt it is this day Ordered by this Court that if the Deft doe by the first day of the next terme deliver unto the plt or his Attorney in Court the Bond in the bill menconed to be in his hands and to be entred into by the plt to the Deft then the Demurrer is to stand otherwise the Deft is to put in his Answer to soe much of the said bill as relates to the said Bond

Watte pro Defte			p Mand d Regis

      Turne Over

Cary agt Blackett in the Excheqr 

Att the Arguing the Demurrer

To Mr Sawyer then                             1 00 00

To Mr Ward then 1 00 00

Abbreviating books & two facre Breifes          10 00

Waterage trwice to Westm                         1 00

To Mr Sawyer to attend the second time        1 00 00

Pd entring the Order                             3 06

Pd the Register for the coppie                   1 03

                                              3 15 09


In my last I gave you an Account that I had received Caries bond which I have delivered to Mr Sheldrake to keep till the first day of the next terme which is the time Ordered for bringing it into the Court but not to part with it till wee see you are freed from further trouble as to Cary. Although the Order be entred after a coppie was given to the Attorney on the other side yet they threaten to move the Coyurt againe to overthrow the Order unless he may have damages for his Imprisonn. But yor counsel think it wilbe laboure in vaine. I goe tomorrow to Cambridge and shall returne againe two dayes before the terme. As to the Capp of maintenance it will bee delivered to the Richmond carrier on Saturday next put up in a box and delivered to your selfe. The Charge of the Cappe furring and tassels comes to £8 I pray get the mony pd into your hands it cost [torn/missing word] it hath been compared with the Lord Mayors Capp <wch> cost £10 & it is <tiptd> to be much richer. when wee know the Carriers name by whome we send it you shall have Notice. The charges about Caries buseness appear in a Note here inclosed which is all from

Sr your most humble servt

Jo Rushworth

London May 11th 1676

The Court Fees in the Exchequer are not included in your bill of charges but them you shall know alsoe when wee can put the matter to an issue with Cary

[on cover:] to the Hon.ble Sr William Blackett Bart at his house in Newcastle

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