Letter – Michael Blackett to Humphrey Willett – 14 Mar 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 14 Mar 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Humphrey Willett
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Newcastle March 14th 1675/6

Mr Hum: Willett & Company


You cannott Immagine how much I thinke my selfe obliged unto you for your advice, of w[hi]ch I shall make best use I cann my selfe, But be confident I will nott Impartt the same to noe Man liveinge, for Some Reasons best knowne to my selfe soe to that p[ar]ticular shall say noe more then that I wish I may live to make you a Retaliatiion In some measure – Inclosed you have a Bill for £120 upon Mr Hen: Nelthorppe payable 4 d<ays> sight to your selfe, w[hi]ch pray Endeavour to Receive & <…> the same to the Creditt of MB

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