Letter – Michael Blackett to Humphrey Willett – 23 Sep 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 23 Sep 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Humphrey Willett
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Me[esseu]rs Hum: Willett and Compa[ny]    Ditto [Newcastle 23 September1676]


I have before mee yo[u]rs of the 17th and 19th present w[hi]ch requires little Answer soe have the lesse to Inlarge upon; good butter is att present 14S a Firkin when ever you have ocction [occasion] give mee but 14 dayes notice; and I thinke I shall buy itt as good; and; as Cheape as any other In Towne 

Leed £11: p[er] fodder; Coales 7S p[er] Chalder

I hope ere now my Tricktracke board is ere this shipped I am      MB:
‘Tric-trac’ was a French version of backgammon.

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