Letters – George Mowbray to John Ord – 1 Jun 1719

Document Type: Letters
Date: 1 Jun 1719
Correspondent: George Mowbray
Recipient: John Ord
Archive Source: NRO 324/W3/18/1
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Hexham June [obscured]


I received your very kind & welcome letter for wch I am much in your debt, to send to Hexham I thought was uncertain to Answer tomorrow post so upon receipt of yours came here, Mr. Tate & Mr. Readhead are both at a loss how the Lord must pass a Coppyhold, it not agreeing with the Custome etc. however they have sent two Coppys the first as the Custome is, the other as they think it ought to pass, but they refer it to Mr. Steward to Correct and thinks these Lands should be past also by deed, you have the names of the Lands, I know no other <.eiept> you put in Allenheads, but it will be taken more notice of in the Surrender than in the <deed>

God willing will wait on you on Monday, so shall defer all until then, in the mean time rests in hast

Sr yr … humble servt  Geo Mowbray

[annotated in another hand:]

I the within named Sir Wm Blackett do hereby desire order & direct the within named Ralph Featherstonhalgh to pay to the within <accounted> sume of Eight thousand pounds to George Mowbray
year of letter is unclear although as it is filed amongst others dating to 1719. Date of month also unclear. Recipient is presumably John Ord

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