Letter – Michael Blackett to George Moorecroft – 16 Jan 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 16 Jan 1677
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: George Moorecroft
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Mr Geo[rge]: Moorecroft    Newcastle Ja[nuary]: the: 16th 1676/7


I writt to you about eight dayes agoe w[hi]ch I am confid[ent] you Received In dew time; Soe that I very much wonder I have nott had a line In answer there unto this is therefore to putt you In minde of the contents thereof and to desire you care in every p[ar]ticular but esp[e]cially on account how you p[ro]ceed in the latter clause of my last letter; relatinge to the businesse you know of, certainly Penn and Ink is nott soe deare but that you may afoard noe a line to any of my letters w[hi]ch is all I desire if you doe but signifie the Recipt thereof it will bee sufficient but to come to the p[ay]m[en]t Sticke fast to yo[u]r businesse and bee earnest w[i]th the p[ar]tie for some Reasons I know w[hi]ch I shall accquaint you w[i]th all att our meetinge soe lett the p[ar]tie say w[ha]t hee will you may beli[e]ve him if you please I desire to end freinds as wee begunn w[hi]ch pray endeavour to effect and that w[i]th all expedition affoard mee a line in In answer of yo[u]r p[ro]ceedinges that soe w[he]n the p[ar]tie comes to Towne who I dayly expect I may order my discourse w[i]th him accordingly In doing of w[hi]ch you will oblidge

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