Letter – Michael Blackett to Matthew Lamb – 9 Feb 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 9 Feb 1677
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Matthew Lamb
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Mr Matth[ew]: Lamb:   Newcastle feb[ruary] the 9th: 1676/7


      I have before mee yo[u]rs of the 5th present; am sorrey that my Cockerton Farme cannott bee <po..en>  lett; I thinke I shall bee forced to come over soone; and then shall lett itt my selfe to some or other; I am sure Kitt Place will bee the man very willingly; In the meane time lett him have the first offer of itt att £22 p[er] Ann w[hi]ch if hee refuse; then lett itt to any other att that Rate; but of that I will nott abate one farthinge as much above as you can 

      I have nothinge to doe w[i]th Edward Fisher for as yett I have nott bought the Land soe all that part of yo[u]r letter is answered; wee are all well God be thanked hopeinge this will find you In the same condition I remayne


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