Letters – Thomas Carr to John Ord – 27 Jun 1720

Document Type: Letters
Date: 27 Jun 1720
Correspondent: Thomas Carr
Recipient: John Ord
Archive Source: NRO 324/W3/18/1
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Cous Ord,

You may believe that I had not forgot your Copy until now but a misunderstanding between 

<.anne:> Allgood & his late Clerk had made such confusion in the Office that it was not to be had soe [2 short words obscured] abt a fortnight agoe, since wch time I have been twice att Newca. wth it & could not find you there either time: your Surrender ha[lost] been passed out of Court, shoud have been (according to the Clerk [torn] Mannor) p.sented & found by the homage; wch by the [damaged] find is not done; & Mr Serjt Cuthbert will give you his [1 wod obscured] why it was not: Immediately upon my receipt of yours Spoke to the Bailliffe Heads of our Town abo.t you Tenn.ts winning Stones on our Moore, wh[on word lost/ torn] promise to make any reasonable satisfaction are content to let [1 word lost where torn] goe on. I am

Sr yo. Humble servt Tho. Carr

Hexham 27th June 1720

If your Surrender had been finished you must have taken a Copy on Stamps but I thought this might doe till then

[addressed to:] to Mr John Ord Attorney att Law att his house Newcastle

[cover also annotated in a different hand:] Copy surrender Sr Wm Blackett Barr.t to Ralph Fetherston

Mr Tho Carrs letter with surrender

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