Letter – Edward Blackett to John Ward – 5 Dec 1715

Document Type: Letter
Date: 5 Dec 1715
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: John Ward
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 191
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      5 December 1715

Mr Ward

I Perceive by yours that you do not think there will be a meeting of the lieutenancy till Christmass Sessions you must have three deputy lieutenants hands to the order two is not sufficient, Mr George <C/Loup> has much above One hundred pounds a Year and lays in the township of langthorp, & desires he may be a bearer to me, Mr Tho Wilkinsons yearly valueation of his Tyths in the parish of Kirby ravensworth is above Seavenscore pound a Year to my knowledge, & as for your Estate I shall Expect anything from you, onely to keep your horse, & at anytime when you are not provided you know you may command a horse at Newby at anytime for if you hear that my horse did not appear at Richmond tell Mr Hatton the reason wth my Service to him, you may remembr the chief constables warr.t was to meet at Thirsk, wch my Servt did

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