Letters – John Ord to Todd – 17 Nov 1719

Document Type: Letters
Date: 17 Nov 1719
Correspondent: John Ord
Recipient: Todd
Archive Source: NRO 324/W3/18/1
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Mr Todd,

I had the fort[une] to see Sr Wm Blackett last week and acq[uain]ted him that Mrs Smiths Mortgage was now (aft much trouble. Settled to bef.d the 20th of Dec.r and that it was Convenient the Interest til that day should be all pd of that so the assignment might be for no more than the bare 4000 principall he sd it shd be done and he wd take care to give you direccons accordingly wch I presume he has done however I thought fit to acq[uain]t you and desire you may send me the Copy of yr last acquittance or receipt & I will setle up wt the sume is pray do not fail for I have had much trouble to bring them to take their money and let it not now be our fault. Sr Wms affairs will suffer if this be neglected pray remember that the half years hundred and twenty five pounds is due for the Nine Thousand pounds att the same time, but any time in January will be sufficient in that pray word in answer to Sr yr humble servt

	J O

Newcastle Novr 17 1719

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