Letter – Michael Blackett to George Moorecroft – 7 Nov 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 7 Nov 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: George Moorecroft
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Mr Geo[rge]: Moorcroft    Ditto [Newcastle]  9ber [November]: the 7th 1676


      when my Cousen John Rumney went from hence hee ordered mee to pay for him as his debts came in about fouerscore [fourscore, i.e. 80] pounds And amongst the rest hee gave mee an account of you for one In his abcence that would pay mee some money but Since his departure I have never heard one word from you; Soe that now I am forced to tell you that his acctiones att this present time are such for money that his creditt will lay att Stake ~

      expectinge yo[u]r Speedy Supply w[hi]ch I hope will bee as soone as possible I am


If you can Advise mee how Esq[ui]re Errington takes my letter I lately writt him   MB:

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