Letter – Michael Blackett to Humphrey Willett – 22 Aug 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 22 Aug 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Humphrey Willett
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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M[esseu]rs Hum: Willett and Compa[ny]      Newcastle Aug[us]t the 22d 1676


      I have before mee yo[u]rs of the 17th w[hi]ch requieringe little Answer; will Cause Brevity this is onely for Covert to the Inclosed bill of £190 upon Mr Claude Hayes of w[hi]ch I pray p[ro]cure the needfull w[he]n due ~

      Sir I pray bee pleased to buy mee and send p[er] first oppertunity of Shippinge a Silver Server as wee call itt in English w[hi]ch is a thinge to serve Sweete Meates upon; yo[u]r Lady will Informe you w[ha]t for a thinge itt is; if you know nott; w[hi]ch pray lett bee one of the longest and finest wrought you can procure for £10: or £12 but noe more; In doeinge of this you will oblidge


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