Letter – Edward Blackett to John Ward – 13 May 1714

Document Type: Letter
Date: 13 May 1714
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: John Ward
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 190
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Mr. Ward						13 May

Inclosed I Send you a letter for Mr. Allason Which I desire you will deliver & let me know what answer he gave you I can have a Warrant of distress from the Deputy Lieutent. When I have a Mind, for there are 3 or 4 tht. are my Nieubours, & in case he will not pay for 6 Year I am resolved to distrain, so I wish Mr. Mauliverer would acqt. his Uncle wth. it, I wondr. You Should trouble yr. Self to write me about the barne Wall, for I have often times told you to do for me as if it was yr. own, so I thought immediately after your letter you would have bought the Bricks, if you have not done it, do it yr. first, faile not to be here on great Munday Week, & bring the Rents wth. you for have more occasion for money now than formerly, wth. my Service to yr.Self & family, I am

	yr. assured friend

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