Letter – Michael Blackett to Matthew Lamb – 3 Jun 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 3 Jun 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Matthew Lamb
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Mr Lamb            Newcastle June the 3d: [16]76


In the first place I hope you are both well, secondly I thought to have beene w[i]th you ere this, but a journey to york hath prevented mee And I am for the West shortly, that and other business putts mee soe to itt that I can nott possibly bee w[i]th you till Munday come three weeks the 26th present; w[hi]ch will be the 2d fortnight day after <guate> Munday, Soe pray tell all they <Tenna.s> [Tennants], that upon the day they may expect mee and nott before; And desire them to have all their Rec[eip]ts ready I will stay (God willinge) 2 or 3 dayes w[i]th you to end all differences betwixt <.hey> [they] Butchers and mee for I am basely cheated by some of them I am upon all occasions    M:B: 

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