Letter – Michael Blackett to Edward Willett – 3 Mar 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 3 Mar 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Edward Willett
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Newcastle March 3th 1675/6

Mr Ed: Willatt


The above is Coppy of my last dated the 8th feb to w[hi]ch referrs you, since have Rec[eive]d yours of the 18th & 25th  past lett <my> D<r> Huntington alone, if ever I catch him hee shall pay for all – pray writt mee an answer p[er] first as to w[ha]t I desire about the price of Stockings for if they were vendable w[i]th you & for my profitt I could supply you w[i]th greate quantytyes In the yeare

Tis very strange to mee that you cannott advise the arrivall of Vessels as soone as others for above 8 dayes a goe I heard Jno Fuller was arrived & yett to this day not a word from you of the same, butt I am in hopes that ere this come to hand you will have disposed of my Leed & some money remitted mee Thereupon In one letter you advise the name of your Frend att Nantes to be Jno le Prieuer, & in a nother Jacques pray lett mee know w[ha]t is his name £47 1s 5d for Cost of the Sweetmeats I have placed to your Creditt I am willinge to allow w[ha]t Commission you shall please to place to account I intend you some more Leed shortly if possible I am MB

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