Letter – Michael Blackett to John Wells – 19 Sep 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 19 Sep 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: John Wells
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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I have Rec[eive]d yo[u]r bill of £100 from Mr Hutchinson for w[hi]ch I returne you £80 p[er] bearer and you may please to call of my Unckell Bucke for £20 more to make up yo[u]r s[ai]d £100 (to w[hi]ch purpose I pray desire the Inclosed and upon Sight there of my Unckle will give you the £20 upon w[hi]ch you may relye I am

‘Uncle Buck’ is believed to be Francis Buck, the brother of MB's mother-in-law.

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