Letter – Michael Blackett to Francis Buck – 19 Sep 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 19 Sep 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Francis Buck
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Unckell Bucke 		Ditto  [Newcastle 19 September 1676]

I hope these will find you all well as wee are here (God be thanked) I pray here pleased to pay unto Mr John Wells of Stockton £20 upon my account; of the moneyes w[hi]ch you have of mine in yo[u]r houses and for the Remaynder owed shall Reckon att our next meetinge w[hi]ch I desire may here att Newcastle As soone as w[i]th conveniencey you can remember mee to my Unckell Jo: and my good Aunt w[i]th my Service to yo[u]r selfe I am in hast     MB:
Francis Buck is the brother of Michael's mother-in law Elizabeth (nee Buck), and is presumed to be the ‘Uncle Buck’ that MB refers to.  MB's mother-in-law Elizabeth had a sister Margery who married John Eden of Billingham. He could be ‘Uncle Jo:’.

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