Letter – Michael Blackett to Edward Willett – 22 Apr 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 22 Apr 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Edward Willett
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Mr: Ed[ward] Willett     Newcastle Ap[r]ill 22d 1676


      I have before mee yo[u]rs of the 21th present the 2 billes I have Rec[eive]d, but noe newes of the Pistoles one bille more I must press upon you, that is, that by the first opportunity you would send mee 6 hattes more of the same biggness w[hi]ch I shall expect the Cost and Chardge of all w[hi]ch Advise mee and the same shall bee placed to yo[u]r Creditt ~

      By next Post I expect Bills according to yo[u]r advice for the nett proceed of the 200 p[iece]s Leed upon discompt, for answer to the latter part of yo[u]r letter, you may bee certayne of beinge troubled alth[ough] my Small commission end shortly if Mr Ed: Willett bee nott my Fathers <Factuor> att Rouen I am very much mistaken, In some hast I Remayne  MB:

      Can you att any time pay mee a Bill of £10:= or £20 att Paris if desired. M:B:

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