Letter – Michael Blackett to Henry Nelthorpe – 15 Feb 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 15 Feb 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Henry Nelthorpe
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Newcastle feb 15th 1675/6

Mr Hen: Nelthorpe


there is some merchants in this towne whose friends in London hath mett with the Convenience of drawing Severall Summes of money upon them gratis I wish you could do the like & Charge upon me till I gave order to the Contrary £2: £3: or £400 at a time it would be something in my pockett I have a vessell Sailed which Intends for the west burthen aboute 100 Last so that I hope shortly either the m[aste]r Wm Leck by name or m[aste]r Jno Horsham of Plymouth will remitt you a good Summe upon the acct of MB

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