Letter – Michael Blackett to Matthew Lamb – 5 Aug 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 5 Aug 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Matthew Lamb
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Mr Math: Lamb               Ditto  [Newcastle August 5 1676]

      In the first place God bee thanked wee are both very well, hopeinge this will find you In the like Condit[i]on

      secondly pray observe that I leave nothing of my Customer the  Esq[ui]re about my Rent nor doe you write one word to mee of itt w[hi]ch I wonder a little att but Consideringe yo[u]r businesse and my lazynesse if you will excuse mee I will soone excuse you soe In short att this time I only desire to heare from you w[he]n you are att leasure and w[i]th all to know w[ha]t my Esq[ui]re Intends to doe for I will nae longer bee play[e]d the fool w[i]th all soe w[i]th my Respects to my mother, I remanye    M:B:
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