Letter – Michael Blackett to James Cooke – 26 Oct 1675

Document Type: Letter
Date: 26 Oct 1675
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: James Cooke
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Newcastle 8ber 26th 75

Mr James Cooke


I shall presume to trouble you with these few lines Intreating you thereby to doe me the favoure as to send me a bill if it stand with your Convenience for 2 3 or £400 payable 20 d[ays] or 24 d[ays] after date or if you cannot doe it your selfe that you would be pleased to gett me some of the same or other if possible and they sh<ould> be sure of there money this kindnesse I did desire of one of your towne who had no occatione himselfe and I perceive doth not care to Inquire further I am Confident he never did stir his foote aboute it Though I have done as much for him pray sr se[e] w[ha]t you can doe for me and Indevouring to procure me this bill of some or other you will Infinitly obliedge him that Craves your pardon for this trouble and remains upon all occations MB

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