Letter – Michael Blackett to Humphrey Willett – 5 Dec 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 5 Dec 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Humphrey Willett
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Mess[eur]s Hum[phrey]: Willett and Compa[ny]          Ditto [Newcastle 5 December 1676]


      I have before mee yo[u]rs of the 30th past doe thanke you for yo[u]r Cheese; but Jno fossett nott yett arrived – as also for yo[u]r Kindness to my Cousine w[hi]ch I take as done to my selfe ~

      I have this day vallued upon you £100 payable 6/d[ays] Sight to Mr Jno Meriton or Order Vallew of Tho: Jennison Esq[uir]e To w[hi]ch let all hono[u]r bee given; am very willinge to allow you Consideration to Content for the time you shall be Indisbursse I am


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