Letter – Edward Blackett to Nicholas Ridley – 24 Aug 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 24 Aug 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Nicholas Ridley
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      Aug 24


      Assoon as my steward sends me your leas[e] shall Execute it

      As for the piece of ground you mention nigh Willimontwick mill am alltogether a stranger to it the present tennant has been a farmer nigh 30 years & he has no ground but w[ha]t Mr Burdet Injoyd some years before as part of Willimontswick Demaine shall send you my writings to newcastle w[i]th your lease for should be very unwilling to see Enjoy my ground that is not my own with my humble service to your son I am

      S[i]r Your faithfull humble servt

For Nicholas Ridley Esq Merch[an]t in Newcastle

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