Letter – Michael Blackett to Humphrey Willett – 22 Jul 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 22 Jul 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 July 22d: 1676


      I have before mee yo[u]rs the 18th present; for Answer as in my last; pay nott Mr Clipsham a farthinge, for the reasones best knowne to my selfe and about Signeinge the Release I sent you lett him use his discretion yo[u]r Brotheres is nott yett come here; when I see them shall deliver yo[u]r letter I hope they will bee here this night And allsoe that they will bee as free w[i]th mee as lodge att my house the time they abide In this place w[hi]ch if they doe nott; I cannott Chouse but bee a little displeased att them both I will assure you and them they shall bee as welcome to w[ha]t they finde As any men In England My vessell from Stockholme is God bee thanked well arrived; Soe pray Returne mee Jno Strothers' Letter ~

      Sir I pray take notice that this day I passed a bill upon you for £100 payable 6/d [6 days] Sight To Henry Ashhurst Esq[uir]e or Order vallue of Mr Geo Morton w[hi]ch pray lett bee complyed w[i]th all ~

      Inclosed you have a Bill of £60 of w[hi]ch I pray procure the Needfull I am 

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