Letter – Michael Blackett to Humphrey Willett – 5 Aug 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 5 Aug 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Humphrey Willett
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Mess[eu]rs Hum: Willett and Compa[ny]      Ditto  [Newcastle August 5 1676]


      My last to you was by yesterdayes Post advisinge you of £500: Charged upon you And withall Remittinge you £403:7: In 4 bills w[hi]ch letter I hope came safe to yo[u]r hands

      Sir upon Receipt bee pleased to Repayre unto Mr Henry Nellthorppe deliver him the Inclosed letter and be earnest w[i]th him for the £100 therin mentioned; w[hi]ch I question nott but hee will Immediately pay you if hee has Rec[eive]d itt; if nott then pray desire him to Endorsse s[ai]d bill unto you; wherin Inclosed is the second; and tell him; you will take the trouble upon you as to Re[cei]ve itt next Post I will God willinge send you a bill for £100 att least In the meane time I remayne


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