Letter – Edward Blackett to John Ward – 20 Oct 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 20 Oct 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: John Ward
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      October 20 1710

Mr Ward

I thanke you for the care you have taken in my Concerne, shall in a very little time  thank Mr Jones for his service & respects to you, & what Charges you are at in this business pray Charge it to my account as for Geo Pemberton If he give any of my ten[an]ts Disturbance shall send a warr[an]t for him & punish him according to his Deserts for takeing bribes of severall overse[e]rs of the high ways as the bearer informes me, I think it would be very propper at the sesssions to Indite him & acq[ain]t the bench that the [struck out: ‘hig[h] ways about’] Common roads in Girsby Lordship are Only bridle wayes betwixt neighbour and neighbour shall write to Mr Frankland Pembertons Charrecter & as for punishing him I can do it my self the bearer Desires me not to send a warr[an]t for him til I hear further from him pray know of thomson my ten[an]t what he means to do that he does not pay you for my horse tel him I wil not be Cheated out of my horse & if he do not Immediately pay you will will take another Course with him I am

      Your ass[ure]d friend

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