Letter – Michael Blackett to Henry Nelthorpe – 18 Dec 1675

Document Type: Letter
Date: 18 Dec 1675
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Henry Nelthorpe
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Newcastle xber 18th 1675

Mr Hen: Nelthorpe


My last to you was of the 17th present by w[hi]ch you will se[e] I have made bould to draw upon you £500: because you are not in cash I doe not desire you should accept my bill Especially seing you are soe straitned so when it is presented pray send it to Esq Ashurst as above desired; within a post or two I will God willing remitt you £200: or £300 w[hi]ch pray let sd Ashurst have provided he accept my Bill with w[ha]t more you have of mine in your hands I am MB
Goldsmith and banker in Lombard Street, London

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