Letters – George Mowbray to John Ord – 18 May 1719

Document Type: Letters
Date: 18 May 1719
Correspondent: George Mowbray
Recipient: John Ord
Archive Source: NRO 324/W3/18/1
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In answer to your query I do not know whether the Lease of Lintzgarth is so <ne..> but thinks not, because 2 of the lives are good Jo: Philipsons wife is a fresh healthfull woman of her age & her son John is living at Walington, a mason by trade, a good life as far as I know. Coal Clugh no lans but houses in good repair built upon the mines for the use of them

Inclosed you have the best Ans[wer] I have received from Hexham, the Clark hath omitted Willm Hetheringtons Surrender of the reversion of one third part of Ropehaugh, wch I <see past> and gave him the particulars on Saturday as I came home. I hope their will be no stop for if Allenheads Land was not Conveyed wth the Mines it was after, & none can now will question the title, wch is all from 

	Sr yr very humble Servt	Geo Mowbray

Allenheads May 18th 1719
possibly to John Ord, given provenance of the overall collection

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