Letter – Edward Blackett to Thomas Adams – 23 Apr 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 23 Apr 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Thomas Adams
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      April 23 


	According to Dr Ward’s Request I have Inclos’d you a particular of the Ground with the number of acres which is much more in values that £200 a year. I am sure less than 200 is sufficient security for £1000 however am resolved my Lady shall have security enough.

      My wife has no Joynture out of Newby Lords.p and if Dr Ward distrust what I write shall send it under my wife’s own hand. I desire the Security may Comence not before the 1st day of May and when <tis> finished I desire you and Dr Ward to come to Newby & shall Execute these. If yr business will not permit it shall wait of you at <Handerson> and execute it there. Pray satisfy when this comes to yr hand

      I am sr yr obliged humble Servt

Thos Adams Esq Yorke

I desire you’ll do me the favour to inquire amongst the merchts in Town if they can give me bills to London for £1000 tho’ they be three weeks or a month after date.

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