Letter – Michael Blackett to Matthew Lamb – 23 Sep 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 23 Sep 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Matthew Lamb
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Mr Math: Lamb    Ditto [Newcastle 23 September1676]


      I Rec[eive]d yo[u]rs thies day p[er] Robert Stansby w[i]th the wax candle; w[hi]ch is to Content for hansomenesse but as you say Indeed t'is pretty deare however I am satisfiled and will pay you w[i]th my thankes att our first meetinge w[hi]ch I hope will bee shortly for I remember you promised to come and see mee att Michallmass and I hope you will bee as good as yo[u]r word; doe w[ha]t you thinke Convenient w[i]th Mr Garth if a doore bee needfull and noe prejudice; lett him have one made but seeing tis for his Advantage I hope hee will beare a part of the Charge I like nott my Tenant fowler att all

      Pray advise mee when yo[u]r first fayre for horsses will bee for if I can I will come and see if I can putt off 2 badd horsses for one Good one; or if I can nott Come my selfe I will trouble you In the businesse I hope you are all well; pray remember mee kindly to my Mother wee are both merrily disposed God be thanked I am    MB:

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