Letter – Michael Blackett to Humphrey Willett – 8 Aug 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 8 Aug 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Humphrey Willett
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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M[esseu]rs Hum: Willett and Compa[ny]     Ditto [Newcastle 8 August 1676]


      My last to you was of the 5th present to w[hi]ch referres you Since none from you soe the lesse to Inlardge upon this onely servinge for Covert to the Inclosed bill of £100 upon Capten John Welwang of w[hi]ch I pray procure the needfull upon the account of :MB:

      I am afrayed I shall bee forced to drawe £100 or £200 upon you either this very Post or the next; By honouringe of my Billes God willinge you shall be noe loaser and for the time you shall bee Indisbursse I will allow you satisfaction to Content you see how bold I am <resorting> to be w[i]th you M:B: Sir accordinge as I feared itt is <mine> to <pays> for I have vallued this day upon you £200: payable 12/d Sight to Jno <.elbourne> [Welbourne] or Order <.......> [on behalf of] of Rob[er]t Ellison; w[hi]ch pray lett be complyed w[i]th all In doeinge of w[hi]ch you will very much oblidge     MB:

helpe mee or nott I desire yo[u]r Answer p[er] first conveniencey and soe I remayne; w[i]th my Respects to yo[u]r good Wife


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