Letter – Michael Blackett to Edward Willett – 8 Apr 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 8 Apr 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Edward Willett
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Newcastle Ap[r]ill 8th 76

Mr Edw: Willett


My last to you was of the 8th Ap[r]ill to w[hi]ch referrs you since have Rec[ieve]d yours of the 31th past w[i]th an account of my 200 p[iece]s of Leed w[hi]ch I have examined found Right & booked accordingly haveinge In Conformity Thereto made your account Currant <Dr> £2444: 17: 2d for the nett proceed thereof this will Confirme my former In desireing you without delay to remitt mee the Valew upon discount; your complyance w[i]th w[hi]ch I doe expect I will take of nothing of your Commission seeinge you are pleased to putt itt to account w[hi]ch I never Expected; I intend you God Willinge a p[ar]cell of w[hi]t[e] Stockings for a tryall by the first oppertunity but the Custome you must Indeavour to safe w[hi]ch I leave to your discresion the whole running upon my <visues> - expect noe more Leed from till I heare from you of the rising of your Markett, And when I doe send you more pray take notice to lett mee have noe <…..de> Artickles (if you please to p[er]use the Coppy of that account of those 200 p[iece]s) you will find many Sr I question nott your honesty In the least, soe thinke nott much att mee but for the future lett my Curiosity bee observed as being the desire of Sr MB

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