Letter – Michael Blackett to Humphrey Willett – 7 Jul 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 7 Jul 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Humphrey Willett
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Mr Hum: Willett and Compa[ny]            Newcastle July the 7th 1676


I have before mee yo[u]rs of the p[ri]mo present, doe heartily thanke you for all your kindnesses; I am afrayed I shall never bee able to make you any Retaliation but upon all accountes pray freely Comand him who is really and wholy att yo[u]r devotion – the blacke Gowne and other things desired, may please to send them made p[er] any Shippinge Inclosed you have 2 Billes of £100: each; the one is the Bill upon Mr Stocke of Dover w[hi]ch you lately sent mee protested; but I am desired to try him once more; And assured of paym[en]t there of when due soe pray convey itt to Mr Nepheu w[i]th the needfull order; if either acceptance or paym[en]t bee now refused I shall trouble you noe more w[i]th the same I am


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