Letter – Michael Blackett to Humphrey Willett – 20 Jan 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 20 Jan 1677
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]      Newcastle Ja[nuary]: the: 20th 1676/7



      In the first place Fausett and Wigganer are arrived so that I have Rec[eive]d both the Cheese and the Craddle for w[hi]ch I give you many thankes but especially for the former ~

      pray take notice that this day I have vallued upon you a bill for £80 payable 6/d[ays] Sight To Mr Rob[er]t Bloome or Order vallew [value] of Mr Samuell Ellison which lett bee complyed w[i]thall towards discharge of w[hi]ch and former billes charged upon you Inclosed is one for £200. I am p[ro]mised more to some vallew [value] by Merchantes In Stockton but as yett they come nott w[hi]ch I wonder att; Soe soone as they doe come you shall have them: I know you will bee In disbursse for mee; but you shall have consideration for itt To content ~

      Expect noe Leed; for this day I have made a bargaine for all that I make for a yeare I told my Customer of my p[ro]mise to you to w[hi]ch he answered except hee send all hee would have none; but if you have <made> any bargaine rather then yo[u]r word should not be p[er]formed well Order you some from Stockton pray offoard yo[u]r answer p[er] first unto


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