Letter – Michael Blackett to Humphrey Willett – 13 Jan 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 13 Jan 1677
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Humphrey Willett
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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M[esseu]rs Hum[phrey] Willett and Compa[ny]      Newcastle Ja[nuary] the 13th 1676/7



      I had nott time to write you last Poast but Ordered my Man to send you a bill for £100 w[hi]ch I find hee p[er]formed accordingly of the same pray procure acceptance and payment In dew time ~

      I have this day past upon you a bill for £400 payable 12/d[ays] sight to the Right Honorable Katherine Lady Gray Dowager of Warke; or Order vallew of Mr W[illia]m Browne; tis now late and I have nott time to seeke about for bill to content for yo[u]r Reainburssem[ent] however pray accept the bill you may bee assured you shall bee noe looser by soe doeinge I inclosed send you a bill for £100 w[hi]ch I accidentally mett w[i]thall and next Post God willing you shall have more to same vallew [value] and att as short sight as I can possibly p[ro]cure them but att the worst I hope you take mee to bee worth £400 and able enough besides to give you satisfaction to content for the time you shall bee In disbursse Soe pray lett noe objection hinder yo[u]r complyance w[i]th my bill ~

      I have agreed w[i]th Robert Swaine for freight of 300 p[iece]s Leed and w[i]th Edward Greene for freight of 300 p[iece]s more all w[hi]ch you may expect by very first Shippinge I am certaine these vessells will Sturre w[i]th the first when Shipped you shall God willinge have advice w[ha]t freight you are to pay In the meane time Remaynes


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