Letter – Michael Blackett to Humphrey Willett – 18 Aug 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 18 Aug 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Humphrey Willett
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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M[esseu]rs Hu: Willett and Compa[ny]      Newcastle Aug[us]t the 18th 1676


In the first place pray take notice that I have this day vallued upon you the followinge Bills vizt

one for £150: payable 12/d[ays] Sight to Sir Ralph <Conyers> 

Barronett or order vallue of him                      £150

one for £200: payable 12/d[ays] Sight payable to Mr

Nicholas Fennwick or order vallue of him              £200

one for £120: payable 10/d[ays] Sight to Mr Jno Duncon

or order to vallue of him                             £120

              In all                                  £470:0:0

w[hi]ch pray lett be Complyed withall punctually I thinke I shall Charge noe more upon you In hast; you now see how bold I make w[i]th you, to draw greate sumes upon you though you bee noitt In Cash but I hope you will excuse mee, I shall be reimbursseinge you as fast as I can; and for you since you shall happen to be In disbursse for mee; I will allow you Consideration to Content ~

In closed you will find the Inclosed bills vizt


John Wells his bill for £100: upon Mr Peter 

Barr payable 15/d[ays] Sight to my Order                     £100

2 of W[illia]m Hutchinsones billes each £100: upon W[illia]m 

Greenewood or Jno Dawson both Payable <to Stich> 

Rokley Endorssed to mee or order                             £200

Peter Belles Bill for £100 upon Rich: How Esq[ui]re 

payable 12/d[ays] Sight to my Order -                        £100



of all w[hi]ch I pray p[ro]cure the needfull I will God willinge send you more billes w[i]thin a Post or two In the meane time Remaynes   M:B:

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