Letter – Michael Blackett to Humphrey Willett – 14 Oct 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 14 Oct 1676
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]     Ditto [Newcastle 14 October 1676]


My last to you was by yesterdayes Post To w[hi]ch referres you Since none from you soe the lesse to Inlardge upon this beinge cheifely to give you advice of they followinge Billes w[hi]ch I have this day drawne upon you vizt

one for £50 payable 4/d [days] Sight to Mr Jno Squire or

order vallue of him                                              £ 50:=:=

one for £100 payable 6/d [days] Sight to Robert Wetwange or

order                                                            £100:=:=


                                                          In all  £150:=:=

To both w[hi]ch lett all due Hono[u]r be given I pray you  I must desire you to gett one of yo[u]r men to buy mee Two Bushelles of yo[u]r best London Flower and a Barell of the best and largest Pippines that can bee gott lett the flower be extraordinary and the Pippines likewise In doeinge of w[hi]ch you will oblidge mee w[ha]t you are In disburse you may be certayne you shall bee shortly reimburssed by


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