Letters – George Allgood to John Ord – 15 Apr 1721

Document Type: Letters
Date: 15 Apr 1721
Correspondent: George Allgood
Recipient: John Ord
Archive Source: NRO 324/W3/18/1
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Cossin Ord,

      Sr Wm Blackett being in the Countrey I Shall not be able to see him till Munday or Tuesday at soonest and then shall give you an Account to the matters you mention. And by Mundays post I hope to be favoured with the Rentall of Mr Midfords whole Estate and with the copy of the deed of Appointment or at last the Substance of it I know to whom he Disposed of the £1500 I mean to wch <….> children

	You may rember there is a charge in Michael Midfords Bill that he had made as <elle mt> upon his wife and was informed yesterday that such a Setlement was made And that a Reco[ver]y was suffered by him And if any such were made most certainly they were void and of no purpose Mich being onely ten[an]t in Tail with <Sir Eall> rem[ainde]r over could Do nothing without his father who was ten[an]t for Life and had the Freehold in him and refused to Joyne in any thing. I believe Mrs Procter may <come> a pretty while before she comes at her money wch I doe not see will be in hast Especially if shee gives any touble

	I perceive by my friend that [name crossed through/illegible: possibly ’Combes’] is very much Aggressive with my Ld O security he and his accomplices not being able to get any money of him as <…. ….> Soe in the End I suppose there are like to have a <Charse> Security. I thinke it good for you to strike whilst the grows hot 

	I am yr Kinsman & faithfull Servt Geo Allgood

15th April 1721

The Princess of Wales was this day brought to bedd of a Son

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