Letter – Michael Blackett to Michael Hall – 6 Feb 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 6 Feb 1677
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Michael Hall
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Mr Mich[ael]: Halle  Ditto  [Newcastle 6 February 1677]


I have before mee yo[u]rs of the 4th present; whereby takes notice how that Mr Wilkinson is unwillinge to trouble either S[i]r Rob[er]t Eden or S[i]r Rob[er]t Shafto as nott beinge very Intimate w[i]th them I am nott one of those that standes soe much upon that pay[me]nt I will onely desire that kindnesse that hee will nott ptich upon a Townes Man and lett him choose whome hee pleases I shall leave itt to yo[u]r selfe the bond usuall given is £500 you may bee certaine I will take noe less and more Desire nott; Soe upon the least notice from him or you p[er] bond shall bee sent my service to yo[u]r Lady I am


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