Letters – John Carr to John Wilkinson – 26 Sep 1706

Document Type: Letters
Date: 26 Sep 1706
Correspondent: John Carr
Recipient: John Wilkinson
Archive Source: NRO 324/W3/19
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      Hexham 7ber the 26th 1706

Mr Wilkinson


This day Fraunces Storey wid: & relict of Thomas Storey Ddec distrained All the goods belonging to the Ten[an]t of Sweetup & Hawicke (pte of Wallington estate) upon an old Rent Charge issuing out of the p.mises, I acquainted Mr Ben: Carr who was formerly concerned for the Lasy Mary Fenwicke in the defence of that matter there with; who advised me to take out replevins & loose the goods , which accordingly I have done & sent a Bailyffe alonge wth the Ten[an]ts to <..einte> the Replevins Mr Carr says he cannot meddle in it till he have orders from the Lady Fenwick therefore I desire you will acquainte the Lady Fenwick therewith and desire her Ladyship to order either Mr. Carr or some other to take care to defend the Ac.con otherwise Storey will get Judgemts ag[ains]t the Ten[an]ts & putt them to trouble & Charges. Pray let me know by this post whether I must entertaine the steward att Hexham Abbey as usuall or not, for the Court begins on Tuesday next & Mr Barnes will be here on Monday night. I am

	Sr yours Cordially, Jon Carr
a replevin was a legal procedure for claiming the right to have personal property returned

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