Letter – Michael Blackett to Michael Clipsham – 12 Oct 1675

Document Type: Letter
Date: 12 Oct 1675
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Michael Clipsham
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Newcastle 8ber 12th

Mr Mich Chipsham


I have before me yours of the 5th present which requires Little answering so the Lesse at present to inlarge upon your order about <10> or 13 barrells of salmon came to Late otherwise would have indeavoured to have procured the same. I must beg your excuse for not sending you the acct of your 12 p<…>s prunes not can I for my life help it for the poor men to whom sume Charges must be paid thinking there money sure will not call for it till they want so that in making of an acct at <guesse> I must either wrong you or my selfe w[hi]ch I will not doe so craves your pardon for a post or 2 Longer and so remains MB

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