Letter – Michael Blackett to Humphrey Willett – 15 Apr 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 15 Apr 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Humphrey Willett
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Mr. Hum: Willett and Comp[any]                           Newcastle Ap[r]ill 15th 1676


I have none of yo[u]rs to answer soe the less to Inlarge upon this sendinge Cheifely for Covert to the Inclosed 2 Bills for £ 250 = = = the needfull of w[hi]ch I pray promise when due ~

Sirs I have this day accepted a Bill for £ 72:3:7 dated Hambrough [Hamburgh] 4 present drawne by Messieurs; Cha: and James Bankes  2 /us [2 month's usance] To Wm. Delabies treate or order Endorsed to one Wm. Mussaerf as I thinke, but his name is soe badly written; as God knowes whether itt bee fore yea or noe however I desire that kindness of you that you would be pleased, To Accquaint; Mr. Thomas Sheapherd that you understand hee sent such a Bill to his Brother; Mr. John Carr of this Place for to procure acceptance ; of the same and that you will pay itt, when due, To the party Concerned In doeing of w[hi]ch you w[oul]d very much oblidge. MB:

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