Letter – Michael Blackett to Edward Blackett – 9 Nov 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 9 Nov 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Edward Blackett
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Brother Edw[ard]:    Newcastle 9th:  9ber [November]: 1676

      I have before mee yo[u]rs of the 7th w[hi]ch I Rec[eive]d by yo[u]r Man accordinge to yo[u]r desire I give you these few lines in answer; but I have noe newes att all att present to Impart unto you; onely that a warr w[i]th France undubtedly will bee shortly ~

      I wish you a good journey to London w[i]th all my heart and a safe returne I may come to see you before you sett forward but expect mee nott for my comming is very uncertayne pray Advise mee att yo[u]r leasure how to direct a letter to you att London that soe upon occation the needful may bee Signified unto you by him that realy is


I heartily thank you for yo[u]r Toaken; Some prayes for good Weather when they heard you better then yo[u]r promise I assure you they came very Seasonably I am Sorrey wee cann nott have yo[u]r company att the Datinge of them for about that time you goe for London I doe Intend to beginn to feast

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