Letter – Michael Blackett to George Moorecroft – 19 Feb 1678

Document Type: Letter
Date: 19 Feb 1678
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: George Moorecroft
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Geo Moorcroft

      I have yours of the 11th, with the fine mentioned wch I have Laid with the Rest of the deeds, I am this day to pay Mr Errington the £100:- :- wch I was to pay Roger <Castle> wch he keepes for another yeare, and I am Confident still wants mony for my part I now wish I had not dealt wth him I never see such a man in my life, he is allwais awanting, but a faith I will now <fitt> Him, for till m[aste]r faire lie safe tyed and the bonds <dd> to you I know w[ha]t I will doe <verbut fut sequenti>

      You know you took notice in your booke w[ha]t bonds I was to pay for him, pray allsoe take notice w[ha]t I have dischardged, and if any thing under his hand be requested send itt mee I am MB

I still want £3 of Huntington if upon Recepte you doe not wright once you have gott itt I doe protest Robinson shall once more give him < a vesell> Can flesh and blood Endure to be soe abused I hope you will Answer this letter MB

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