Letter – Edward Blackett to John Ward – 8 May 1714

Document Type: Letter
Date: 8 May 1714
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: John Ward
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 190
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Mr. Ward						Dt

      I Recd. yrs. both wth the inclosed by Mr. Cuthbertson, my bull was too old for him as he told me however he did not loose his journey for I bought a ps or 2 of Cloth of him, & hereafter may be a good Customer to him, he promises to come to Newby Some time this Summer & view the ground I like him mighty well for a tennt. Shall be glad to let him £200 a Year.

      pray take an oppertunity & go to Mr. Mauliverer wth. my Service & acqt. him tht. I do Expect £4 a year for Six muster, wch. is £24 though I am Sure they were up much oftener these last fiveteen years hereafter I do Expect to be paid every Year <&> muster wch. will prevent all disputes if you be not pd. very Shortly Mr. Bellingham must Excuse me if I distrain, pray See Mr Mauliverer assoon as possibly you can & you will much oblige

	yr. assured Friend

The Inclosed I Recd. this morning

Pray return him a good Smart answer in my name
Takes it date from the previous entry in the book

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