Letter – Michael Blackett to Humphrey Willett – 4 Aug 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 4 Aug 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Humphrey Willett
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Mr Hum: Willett and Compa[ny]    Newcastle Aug[us]t the 4th 1676


      I have before mee yo[u]rs of the 27th past w[hi]ch requ[ir]es little Answer Soe that I have the less to Inlardge upon this serveinge cheifly to advise you that this day I have made bold to vallue upon you five hundred pounds In one bill payable 12/d[ays] Sight to Mr Robert Ellison or Order vallue of him here; w[hi]ch I intreate you will lett bee Complyed w[i]th all Towards dischardge of w[hi]ch I send you Inclosed the followinge Bills (vizt)

W[illia]m Abonys upon W[illia]m Nutt att 10/d[ays] Sight for - £173: 7: =

Peter Bells upon Rich: Howatt att 12/d[ays] for                £100: =: =

Christo: Shadforthes upon Fanley Stephenson 

           att 8/d[ays] Sight for                              £ 50: =: =

All w[hi]ch I thinke will bee complyed w[i]th all accordinge to theire Contents w[ha]t you shall bee att any time In disburrsse for mee I will very readily and willingly allow you consideration to Content till I can bee able To Reimbursse you; Soe nott doubtinge butt you will give all due hono[u]r to my s[ai]d Bill of £500 I remayne


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