Letter – Michael Blackett to Humphrey Willett – 14 Apr 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 14 Apr 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Humphrey Willett
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Newcastle Ap[r]ill 14th 1676

Mr Hum: Willett


I have before mee yours of the 8th present, doe heartily thanke you for giveing acceptance to my Bill of £100 I desire you to advise mee p[er] first, that if in case I shall send you any Forraige [Foreign] Bills accepted, whether upon discount you could procure mee ready money for the same or noe, w[hi]ch kindness Mr Nelthorppe used allwayes to doe mee, I paying him for itt, & Ingadgeing hee Actinge his parte on his side (I meane making protest if not punctuall complyed withall) that hee should bee noe looser by the same your answer to this I desire p[er] first, for I have a Farraige [Foreign] Bill or two in my hand.

Mr Nicholson desires to be remembered unto you & your Sister Ester & soe doe I who is MB

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