Letter – Michael Blackett to Humphrey Willett – 10 Feb 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 10 Feb 1677
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Humphrey Willett
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Mes[seu]rs Hum[phrey]: Willett and Compa[n]y  Newcastle feb[ruary]: the: 10th:  1676/7


      I have yo[u]rs of the 6th present before me; Takes notice of w[ha]t you say concerning the bill for £100 upon Mr John Blackett of Fallowfield drawne by my Brother; s[ai]d Mr Blackett lives allmost twenty miles distant from this place for that I have spoake to a freind that lives within 6 miles of his house to aske and see if hee will accept s[ai]d Bill w[hi]ch I doe not question but hee will and by my next shall answer you more fully to that perticular 

      they 4 Small Rundlettes I sent are two of Salmon and two of Ale for my Brother and yo[u]r selfe when comes to hand pray cause f[r]esh pickell to bee putt to yo[u]r Salmon and accepted they are.

      Inclosed is three billes for £250 of w[hi]ch when dew pray procure the needfull

      my service to yo[u]r Lady I am


Pray peruse Seale and cause to bedd the Inclosed MB:

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