Letter – Michael Blackett to Henry Nelthorpe – 7 Jan 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 7 Jan 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Henry Nelthorpe
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Newcastle Jan 7th 75/6

Mr Hen: Nelthorpe


Inclosed send you 3 french Bills I suppose you understand so much french as to gather the Contents so will say no more but that they are payable in paris & amounte unto alltogeather 6400 Livers [Livres] all Endorsed unto you so if you can Negotiate the same to Content do itt and upon your advice of the termes they shall be Booked according[ly] butt if you cannot do it without Great Losse then Returne them to Mr Ed: Willet merchant in [towne] who will remitt you there valew according to Course of Exchange if not already done draw no money upon me for within a few days I thinke I shall remitt you something I am <m…>  can you Insure me £600 upon a vessells cargoe if desired the vessell not yet sayled going for stockholme and I would have £600 Insured upon her Back Voyadge.

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