Letter – Michael Blackett to James Standsfield – 7 Jan 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 7 Jan 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: James Standsfield
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Sr James Stanfeild

I have beene Long from home at my Returne doe meet w[i]th yours of the 7d past by which I p[er]ceive you still think that I am In Companie with my father, I did not question but ere this my father would have advised you the Contrary but it seames he hath forgot, soe pray take notice the Companie Is seperated and for future may please to writ to us distinckly, as you shall have accation to make use of either of us, for the provition of the <2> parcells Leed sent you, I must Referr my selfe unto you, but if I had had the Least thoughts of haveing none, not a pig should have beene Ship, for I doe assure that the price you pay I could have had he<..> Ready mony with thanks, and not have beene put too any trouble, but that Is now past, I know w[ha]t you writ to be true, though there was more Reason for it then, then there Is now, yet that Is nothing, I am Willing to submit, and if you give me noe Commission I am Content, soe deducting that you may remit me the Remainder, soe soone as w[i]th Convenience you Cann, I wish you a Good new yeare soe Remaines MB

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