Letters – William Blackett to George Mowbray – 11 Apr 1719

Document Type: Letters
Date: 11 Apr 1719
Correspondent: William Blackett
Recipient: George Mowbray
Archive Source: NRO 324/W3/18/1
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      Newcastle 11 April 1719

Mr Mowbray

Mr Brumell

I desire you will Treat & agree with Mr Jno Ord for the borrowing of Eight thousand pounds on my [word obscured] upon Mortgage of my Estates above mentioned; and I will execute Securitys for the same, as above written; Praytake particular care in this, you know its of great concern & service to me, and therefore I press your speedy care in it; for I am

	Yo.r loving Friend


The estates of

Winlinton, Woodcroft, three Duxfields, Slealy, Coalpitts, Steele, Reedburn, Kenton, Welton, Allenheads, Kellhope and Wellhope, Woolfclough, Coaleclough, Peasemeadows & Roopehaugh

Eight thousand pounds to be borrowed and secured by Mortgage of the Estates above, at five p cent p ann.

The money to be raised before the 20 June 1719 and if any be paid before to Mr Geo Mowbray so it be not less than One hundred pounds at one time to carry interest, and Mr Mowbrays receipt to be good for that sum; the Lands to have liberty to pay Mrs. Smith the four thousand pounds and interest due her upon Mortgage of Severall of these Estates, and to take assignments of these Securitys

The money to continue certain for three years, and if at the end of Two years I desire it may continue for four years then to continue for that time, I paying the Interest onely
also addressed to Thomas Brumell. Clearly from Blackett given the context, and in his hand

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