Letter – Edward Blackett to Thomas Tanckred – 13 May 1710

Document Type: Letter
Date: 13 May 1710
Correspondent: Edward Blackett
Recipient: Thomas Tanckred
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 189
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      May the 13

I am heartily sorry to hear that my Lord Chancellor has given the Cause against you, and as I hear unreasonable Costs, if you’ll come to Newby this afternoon & order Mr Lister to meet you here will consider whats best to be done, I know that my neighbour Mr Harrison in a Cause in Chancery had great Costs given against him, & he petitioned my Lord Chancellor & had the Costs very much mitigated with my service to my Lady

      I am Sr your Real friend & servt

[For] Sr Thomas Tanckred

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