Letter – Edward Blackett to John Ward – 1 Oct 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 1 Oct 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: John Ward
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      October 1 1710

Mr Ward

Am sorry to perceive by yours that it will be 14 Days or more ere there be a Court day at Durham pray Dispatch the business assoon as possibly you can for My Sollicitor Desires to have it the Bill sent up to him before the terme begins that he may get the Northumberland & Yorkshire bill taxd I Desire your particular Care in this affaire & that youl be at Durham the Day before the Court hold that you may have propper advice how to proceed & when you returne to Dinsda[le] I Desire you will hire a man to bring your letter with the bill Inclosd for I would not willingly have it trusted by the post for very often letters Miscarries I am pray satisfie me by a line p[er] post if this came to your hand I am

      Your assured friend

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