Letter – Michael Blackett to Edward Willett – 30 Oct 1675

Document Type: Letter
Date: 30 Oct 1675
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Edward Willett
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Newcastle 8ber 30th 75

Mr Ed: Willett


My last to you was of the 22nd present to w[hi]ch refers you since have received yours of the 25th present butt doe wonder that thereby I have no news of the arrivall of my 600 p[iece]s Leed I hope your next will bring it me & shortly or else I shall begin to be in sum feare of losse Tho: Legendre by <a letter> doth desire my corrispondence this day I have writt him a Civill Letter in answer as you know is but reasonable in such a case but faith I never Intended to Imploy him Your markett for Leed is but slow but patience a while I hope it will mend w[he]n I meet with freight for Newhaven shall Direct the m[aste]r to Mr Jno Coquemar

I am glad Mr Capp<re> & his family is well pray w[he]n you se[e] the ould man remember me kindly to him & you will obliedge MB

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