Letter – Michael Blackett to Humphrey Willett – 9 Feb 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 9 Feb 1677
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Humphrey Willett
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Mes[seu]rs Hump[hrey]: Willett and Compa[ny]  Ditto  [Newcastle 9 February 1677]


      My last unto you was of the 6th present w[hi]ch I advised you of £100 drawne upon you and the same day to pleasure S[i]r Ralph Carr did give him another bill upon you for £100 payable 12/d[ays] Sight To Mr John Sherwood or Order vallew of s[ai]d S[ir] Ral[ph] the Mayor of this Towne w[hi]ch pray lett bee hon[oure]d I am Indeavoureinge to reimbursse you but as yett cann meete w[i]th noe billes to content; hopes to doe itt within 2 or 3 dayes ~

      In answer to yo[u]rs of the 3d may take notice that I shall endeavour to procure acceptance to yo[u]r bill and within a Post or two shall advise you fully about the same my service to yo[u]r Lady I am


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