Letters – William Blackett to John Wilkinson – 26 Sep 1723

Document Type: Letters
Date: 26 Sep 1723
Correspondent: William Blackett
Recipient: John Wilkinson
Archive Source: NRO ZAL 57/12
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A Copy of the Rec.t given to Mr Wilkinson by Sr Wm Blackett under the abstract of the writings sent to London

I Sr Wm Blackett Barrt do hereby consent and agree that Jno Wilkinson of Newcastle Mercht acting Ext & Trustee under my fathers will do send to London by the Carryer the Twenty seventh days of Sept inst to Sir Wm Thompson Knt Recorder of the City of London the severall Deeds and writings in this abstract (consisting of this and the 35 foregoing pages) menc.d & contained, (Except the Severall Deeds relating to Weardale mynes, in folios  8, 9,10, 11. And also five severall deeds vizt. No 25, 26, 28, 75 & 76, relating to Leadmynes & Coalmynes in Allendale & Hexhamshire fol  19 the which excepted deeds I acknowledge to have rec.d from the sd John Wilkinson) in order to be laide before the Counsell of Thos Guy Esq to make out my Title to the severall Estates in this abstract menc.d.  And do agree to be at all hazard in the Carryage of the sd writings and during the time the same shall continue in the hands of the sd Sr Wm Thompson and the sd Mr Guys Counsell as Witness my hand this 26 day of September 1723

	Wm Blackett

Witnesses	George Allgood	Jno Airey 
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