Letter – Michael Blackett to Matthew Lamb – 12 May 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 12 May 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Matthew Lamb
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Mr. Math: Lamb	                          ditto [Newcastle 12th May 1676]


      I shall nott trouble your patience w[i]th any longe tedious unecessary lines, haveinge noe business to cause Inlardgm[en]t butt the Cheiffe Reason is makeinge pr[e]parTn [preparations] for my jo[u]rney Into the West w[hi]ch puttes mee a little to the Spurrs; I meane makes mee a little In hast[e] yett not soe much butt I can spare time for one 3 or 4 lines that soe I may be within bounds of my promise

      I send this Messenger to To enquier enquier after both yo[u]r Wellfares who I hope will finde you in as good health as we are att this pr[e]sent: a Confirmation of w[hi]ch from yo[u]r owne hand would be to the greate Satisfaction of          MB:

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