Letter – Michael Blackett to James Cooke – 16 Nov 1675

Document Type: Letter
Date: 16 Nov 1675
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: James Cooke
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Newcastle 9ber 16th 1675

Mr James Cooke


I have before me yours of the 16th doe heartily thanke you for your kindnesse therein expressed you did well not to medle with that Bill of £80 you mentione but as for the bill of £200 I keep it & will God willing send the money to Robt <Josling> of Richmond p[er] first opertunity & doe heartily thanke you for your kindnesse herein pray be seekeing about & get me bills for 5 or £600 more if possible payable any time before Christmas day upon all occations if God make me able I will acknowledge your kindnesse & make you a requitall In some measure if in the power of him that desires to be remembered to your selfe & Good wife & rema[i]ns MB

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