Letter – Michael Blackett to Henry Lawes – 4 May 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 4 May 1677
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Henry Lawes
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Henry Law[es]      						Ditto  [Newcastle 4 May 1677]

      I have Rec[eive]d yo[u]rs of the 29th past from Rochell; the contents where of have signified to yo[u]r owners but neither Mr Roddam nor my selfe have any freight for you; when this is Ended; for are both p[ro]vided; Soe when please God you <.rarease> w[i]th this present and are unloaden wee leave itt wholy to yo[u]r selfe w[ha]t to doe there after onely would rather have you take a freight att Amsterdam if any to yo[u]r minde; be to be had; then come home; for the p[ro]cureinge of w[hi]ch my Freind Mr Nicholas Verlane who will d[elivere]d you this letter; will give you his best assistance

      Yo[u]r Wife and all att Billingham is very well; Soe is all yo[u]r owners here God be thanked w[hi]ch is the need full att present from


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