Letter – Michael Blackett to John Eden – 28 Sep 1675

Document Type: Letter
Date: 28 Sep 1675
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: John Eden
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Unckle Eden

I was at durham upon friday last where I concluded with Ldshipps commissioners for £100: =: =: as my couzen davison would acquainte you but the shame take them all for with filling there Gutts with all sorts of wine they made me sick for 2 d[ays] after both my wife and I are to be at durham this day soe to have my new lease delivered me & the reason my wife goes is that they will not believe but that she is either dead or sick Though God be thanked neither but as healthfull as I was at this present writeing and rather more – why send you not for the Galloway it is now in Good <T[hr]ift> & will carry you all the world over I dare say butt at your parrell if you see it poore - desire mr moorcroft when you se[e] him to give me an acct of the £10: he recd of Robt Jackson that soe we may be cleare and as occatione offers begin upon anew I long to se my Lo: ant pray let her come over for my wife hath sume businesse of great concerne to import unto her soe she must not faile her, and I would desire you to come Likewise if you wud for have some newes to acquaint you withall soe with our respects to your selfe good wife unckle Buck and all other friends aboute you I remaine MB

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