Letter – Michael Blackett to James Standsfield – 18 Feb 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 18 Feb 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: James Standsfield
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Honored Sr

By yours of the 10th Jan: which I presume should be feb: I take notice of youre Huffing at mine of the primo present deeming my proposall to you In that Letter unreasonable w[hi]ch none surely but your selfe would thinke so for me to buy you In Goods with ready money at your desire and to be thus rewarded for my disburse I thinke in my opinion is not merchant Like to tell me when I desire my owne that I am Severe & Rigid with you w[ha[t I desired in my sd Letter I still stand to that is Either to pay me my money In Scotland with the usuall Exchange betwixt Edenb[orough] & London unto Mr Jno Hall merchant In your place or send me Bills for the same as I was promissed when the Leed was ordered the Interest of my money if you pay it in Scotland will be the Exchange haveing wanted some part of it 5/m[onths] & the rest 3/m[onths] – what you do with the Leed or how you dispose of the same Concerns me not nor w[ha]t you have received in p[aymen]t thereof I only desire to have my owne which I Expected you would have remitted me Long ere now or I should not have bene so Ready to have Accommodated you for I know how to Imploy my moneys otherwise then at such a Rate so pray Comply with my desire one way or other and if you can find oute any Corrispondent who will accommodate you better I am satisfied you Imploy him & shall remaine MB

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