Letters – William Blackett to George Allgood – 22 Oct 1723

Document Type: Letters
Date: 22 Oct 1723
Correspondent: William Blackett
Recipient: George Allgood
Archive Source: NRO ZAL 57/12
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I Sr William Blackett of Wallington in the County of Northumberland Bart doe hereby authorise constitute and appoint George Allgood of Bishopps Court Chancery Lane London Gent my Attorney and to Act for me and on my behalf in settleing adjusting and closeing certain Accounts now depending between Sr William Thompson Recorder of London and John Wilkinson of Newcastle upon Tyne Merchant and me the said Sr William Blackett relateing to severall payments by the said Mr Wilkinson to the said Sr William Thompson nd my late Mother as also on my Sisters and my owne account since my Fathers decease out of the Trust Estate devised by my said Father’s will to the said Mr Wilkinson and William Davison of Beamish in the County of Durham Esq to and upon the severall Trusts therein mentioned. And whatsoever the said Mr. Allgood shall doe and Act in the Selleing adjusting and closeing of the said Accounts I doe hereby Agree to approve of ratifie an confirme and that the same shall be as good and affectual to ann Intents and purposes as if I had actually signed selled or Closed the said accounts in my owne name and by my owne Act and Deed. It witness whereof I the said Sr William Blacketthave hereto sett my hand and seal this twenty second day of October 1723

	Wm Blackett

Sealed and delivered the Paper being first Trebly stampt in the presence of 

William Coulson H <Em Lea>

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