Letter – Michael Blackett to Henry Nelthorpe – 3 Mar 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 3 Mar 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Henry Nelthorpe
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Newcastle March 3th 1675/6

Mr Hen: Nelthorpe


I desire you to send mee by the first oppertunity of shippinge a good large strong Silver Tankitt [?tankard] about £8 10s to £12 price & pray lett it be one of the largest & strongest you can affoard for that price I am MB

Pray Receive the Contents of the within Bill beinge fore £120: 14: 10 & place the same to my Creditt & pay Major Ed: Allen £17 0s 8d of In case he demand the same & doe tell you that hee doth accept of my termes MB

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