Letters – John Wilkinson to John Ord – 20 Jun 1706

Document Type: Letters
Date: 20 Jun 1706
Correspondent: John Wilkinson
Recipient: John Ord
Archive Source: NRO 324/W3/18/1
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I John Wilkinson of Newcastle upon Tyne Merchant one of the Executors of Sr William Blackett late of Newcastle aforesd Barron.t dec.d doe hereby acknowledge att severall times since the death of the sd Sir Wm Blackett to have borrowed and received of John Ord of Newcastle aforesd Gentleman severall great sumes of money And that upon an account had touching the same and after allowance to me made of all moneys by me repaid since the sd Sir Wm Blacketts death to the sd John Ord there rests due and unpaid by me the day of the date hereof to the sd John Ord upon the amount of the severall Sumes of money of him by me soe borrowed and received as aforesd the Sume of seaventeen hundred pounds lawfull engish money which sd. Sume of seaventeen hundred pounds was by me paid to severall of the Creditors of the sd Sr Wm Blackett in discharge of certaine debts due to them respectively from the sd Sir Wm Blackett att the time of his death And I doe hereby further acknowledge and agree that over and besides the sd sume of seaventeen hundred pounds soe by me borrowed of the sd John Ord there is likewise the day of the date hereof due and owing to the sd John Ord upon two severall Bonds or Obligacons made from the sd Sir Wm Blackett in his life time to the sd John Ord the sume of Two thousand eight hundred pounds principal money all interest thereof being paid to him to this day Witness my hand the twentieth day of June in the fifth yeare of the Reigne of p.sent Majtie Queen Ann Anno Dei 1706

	John Wilkinson

Teste Edward Robson	servant to Mr Wilkinson

Ralph Fetherstonhalgh

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