Letter – Michael Blackett to Edward Willett – 12 May 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 12 May 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Edward Willett
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Mr. Ed Willett	                          Newcastle 12th May 1676


      My last to you was of the 6th present to w[hi]ch referrs you Since have Rec[eive]d yo[u]rs of this date, doe heartily thank you for yo[u]r kind offer Therein In givinge mee leave to draw upon you payable in Paris att yo[u]r Friends House; w[he]n I should have occasion w[hi]ch kindness I shall accept of as good advantage is profered mee ~

      Noe newes of my Pistoles I am fearefull they are gone the 6 hattes and 2 Reames of pap[er] I shall expect p[er] first opportunity and when you Signifie the Chardge thereof the same shall be placed to yo[u]r Creditt In new account Currant Expect noe Leed till yo[u]r Markett mend, And in this yo[u]r Letter you doe nott soe much as advise mee the price Thereof, w[hi]ch is a great omission pray once in 14/d [days] advise mee of occurances w[i]th you for my Governo I am


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