Letters – George Allgood to John Ord – 1 Apr 1721

Document Type: Letters
Date: 1 Apr 1721
Correspondent: George Allgood
Recipient: John Ord
Archive Source: NRO 324/W3/18/1
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      Sr Wm Blackett Desires upon rec.t of this that youl send me a Coppy of the Rentall of Mr Midford Estate <of> wch you are <receivr> with the Severall tenants names thereof and in what parishes Sighill Ryall Ingo and Kearsley <…> all lye and what the yearly Value of the Estate is: that wee may <contract> how to secure the moneys Due wch I finde is very <contractable> with moneys Sr Wm has Lent his Cosin Midford

      I should be glad you favour us with a Copy of old Mr Midfords Will. By the Setlement  23d Decr 1674 I finde he has a power to charge the Estate with £1500 as a <provision> for younger children how he has Executed that power whether by Will or any Deed wee want to know and desire a copy of them. And I am made to believe he made little or no charge upon the Estate your Answer to these matters upon retn will oblige Sr Wm &

      Yr Cossin & faithfull Servnt Geo Allgood


1 April 1721

I shall write to Mr Wilkinson next post
recipient not stated but from context appears to have been John Ord

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