Letter – Michael Blackett to Humphrey Willett – 1 Dec 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 1 Dec 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Humphrey Willett
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Mess[eur]s Hum[phrey]: Willett and Compa[ny]    Ditto  [Newcastle 1 December 1676]


      I have before mee yo[u]rs of the 18th: 21th: 23d and 25th past all w[hi]ch God willing I shall now answer att large If nor [noe] Screene bee bought pray dissist buyinge of one till further Order for wee are nott yett resolved of w[ha]t Collour to have itt; but if one bee bought I will Stand to have itt pray dispose of my Leed as well as you can; if you gives mee any Encouragement you shall not want supplies £49: 4 I have placed to your creditt and w[he]n and w[he]n the things comes to hand I will advise you how they are liked, but I question not of their proveing to Content as well as all other things formerly sent I have Still forgott a Cradle w[hi]ch pray send w[i]th the Che[e]se p[er] first oppertunity of Shippinge ~

      I am glad of the arrivall of my 200 p[ie]ces Leed for the Disposall there of you have as full Orderes as I can give you and w[ha]t you doe therein shall content mee ~

      I take notice of all sortes of Iron w[i]th you w[he]n I have Occ[a]tion will make bold to trouble you amongst the Bill Drawne upon you last Post was one for £68:=12:4½ payable 20/d[ays] Sight w[hi]ch I desire you to take notice of as drawne att 10/d[ays] Sight and discharge s[ai]d Bill accordingly In doeinge of w[hi]ch you will oblige


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