Letter – Michael Blackett to Edward Fletham – 10 Dec 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 10 Dec 1677
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Edward Fletham
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Edwd: Fleatham

Thyne I have Rec[eive]d wth a bill for £100 – wth wch I am satisfied being for soe much I payd thy partner Thomas Thom pp last weeke. To answer w[ha]t thou sayest concerning the takeing of bills here att this time itt is a thing impossible to doe without advance, for I am confident one might have bills to the valew of £4 or £5000 att £1 p[e]rc[en]t soe that I thinke that if thou wert here thy owne selfe thou could nott procure £100 for one farthing lesse advance without wch noe bills att present acceptable, thou may bee certayne I will doe for thee as cheape as any in Towne will doe itt being realy MB

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