Letters – John Ord to William Blackett – 5 Jun 1719

Document Type: Letters
Date: 5 Jun 1719
Correspondent: John Ord
Recipient: William Blackett
Archive Source: NRO 324/W3/18/1
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… I have <end> Sergt Cuthberts opinion wch I got but last night & the partyes upon the appearances of your Lre of the 28 may post – that there are no incumbrances by you than therein menconed are willing to advance the Eight thousand pounds & tomorrow the Securitys will be Sett upon to be immediately drawn & <w.h end> Sergt Cuthbert has <pushd> & settled them shall be engrossed & I believe <ent.> Jno Mowbray may be prevailed <with> rather than any delay or obstruction happen in this affair to sett forward with the Securitys on Monday Eight days the 15 Inst unlesse by the very return of this post you direct the Contrary & resolve to be down that week I mean in the week beginning Monday 15 or so Soon after as may conveniently answer your affairs. I have not been wanting to facilitate I send one lre to my Son to deliver & another by the post So pray fail not an answer the very return for I am with due service presented Honbl Sir yr most obedt servt

	Jno Ord

June 5 1719

Att your pleasure letting the money go so farr in discharge <…> you may sell Winlington mortgage & I wish you may get the Eight thousand pounds or wt more for it you <exposst> for I will always Contract all in my power to yr Service

For Sr William Blackett Barr.t att his house in Panton Square near Picadilly London
Rough partial draft of a letter, the first part of which appears to be missing

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