Letter – Michael Blackett to Humphrey Willett – 13 Feb 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 13 Feb 1677
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Humphrey Willett
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Mess[eu]rs Hum[phrey]: Willett and Compa[ny]  Newcastle feb[ruary]: the 13th:  1676/7


      My last to you was by Saturdayes Post and then did promise to give you advice whether the £100:= bill charged upon Mr John Blackett; would bee accepted or nott but my freind fayleinge to advise mee cannot p[er]forme my promise but the next Post may come to doe itt

To add to the former troubles I have putt upon you (once more) must desire you to Try and send mee by the very first conveniencey of Shippinge a Strong Silver Salt w[i]th 3 knobbes on the topp thereof; for settinge a dish or Sallett upon about £6 price a Silver Mustard box and a Sugar box each twenty shillinges price; they are for my very good freind Soe pray lett them bee good and as cheape as you can procure them; And itt shall bee taken as done unto him that is 


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