Letter – Michael Blackett to George Turfrey – 26 Feb 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 26 Feb 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: George Turfrey
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Newcastle Feb 26th 1675/6

Mr Geo Turfrey,


I have your kind letter of the 19th p.sent & have furnished Robt <Porten> with £70 & this Inclosed receipt, now Sr what matter att any time you doe recommend unto mee my fitter shall be ready to wayte upon them upon all accounts, to <sbare> them & to helpe them to <such> coale as shall bee fit for the Markett for wch I demands ½ P % wch I call reasonable so Commission of that if 70 will be <7.s> att the rate. In all 

                                               £7[0]:7: 0 

& 18d for postage of lettrs as followeth vizt.

1675 8<.>2d for 1 from yourselfe      £ :00: 6

  75/6 Ja.3: for 2 from yourselfe     £ :  : 6

  75/6 Feb 13 for 1 from yourselfe    £ :  : 3

  75/6 Feb 22 for 1 from yourselfe    £ :  : 3  £00 : 1: 6

                                In all -   -    £70 : 8: 6

Which sume I have this day valued upon you payable on sight to Major Edward Allen or under vallew pd Robt Porten wch pray let be dischardged & if att any other terms I can be serviceable uton yw upon all occasions pray freely discharge of him that is Sr M B

When Major Allen requreis acceptance doe mee the kindness as aske him if he accept of my tearmes, if hee doe pray pay the money if nott then keepe it in your hand until further order  M: B

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