Letters – John Ord to Mr Ruthell – 28 Sep 1706

Document Type: Letters
Date: 28 Sep 1706
Correspondent: John Ord
Recipient: Mr Ruthell
Archive Source: NRO 324/W3/19
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I have just now recd from Sr William Blackett’s steward to Mr Wilkinson the acting Exe[cuto]r & who manages the affairs of that Family that one Story had made a distress upon Sweetupp and Hawick (pt of Wallington Estate) upon a rent charge from Sr Jno Fenwick or his father, you know how farr you are concerned to defend Sr Wm Blacketts Estate ag[ains]t the Incumbrances of Sr John Fenwick and his ancestors there was formerly a Tryall in this affair in which Story had the better but it was as I remember recovered for the Failure of p.duceing a deed that was in some of Sr Johns agents hands It will be convenient that my Lady Fenwick be acquainted herewith & that due care be taken in the defence the present needful care is taken & if you will have me to be concerned farther in the defence my best endeavours shall be to serve you for I am Sr Your Obed.t Servt

	Jno Ord

Newcastle 7ber 28th 1706

Mr Ruthell

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