Letter – Michael Blackett to Humphrey Willett – 1 Sep 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 1 Sep 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Humphrey Willett
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Mr Hum: Willett and Compa[ny]    Newcastle 7ber [September] 1mo [primo – 1st] 1676 


      I have before mee both yo[u]rs of the 22d and 26th present [past?] for Answer unto w[hi]ch may please take notice that In the first place I have delivered yo[u]r Inclosed to young Mr Ellison whose Christian name is John~ 

      <Renwijeke> [Renwicke] nott yett arrived; when hee doth I shall take care to demand of him the Small box; and advise you In due time how all proves; but I question nott in the least; but that all will prove to both our Satisfaction ~ The Silver Server I pray send mee as soone as you can by Shippinge; I am glad w[i]th all my heart yo[u]r Brother Edward is safe arrived In France To whome Remember mee kindly the first time you write to him ~

      Trouble nott yo[u]r selfe about the paym[en]t of my £500: billes; w[he]n they call for the money pay itt; butt if they call nott for itt this 3/m [months] never doe you Seeke them

      Sir I am forced to draw upon you; one hundred pounds more; w[hi]ch I have done this day payable 20 dayes Sight to Mr John Squine or Order vallue of him w[hi]ch pray lett finde the needful honno[u]r upon the Account of      M:B:

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