Letter – Michael Blackett to Nathaniel Smith – 1 Nov 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 1 Nov 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Nathaniel Smith
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Mr Nath[aniel]: Smith        Ditto  [Newcastle] 9ber [November]: the 1th: 1676


I shall now God willinge give you an account of w[ha]t is due to you Vizt

For 128 Reame of pap[er] Sold to Mr W[illia]m Hutchinson att

2S 8d p[er] Reame is                                        £17: 1: 4

For 8 bottles of Oyle att 2S                                £00:16: 0


                                                           £17:17: 4

For freight from Sunderland                                £00: 5:00

Carridge to Loft                                           £00: 2:00


                                                            00: 7:00


                                             dew unto you  £17:10: 4


I Imagine you will soone understand this account Though nott in forme; Soe shall trouble you w[i]th noe other; for Loft hyre Commission and Post of lett[e]rs Considderinge yo[u]r badd markett will have nothinge and is dew unto you as above; is att yo[u]r Comand draw yo[u]r Bill upon mee; att sight and it shall bee honored I will send for noe more of the pap[er] this first parcell hath given mee noe such Incurradgm[en]t for yo[u]r advantage but pray believe I did for you as if itt had beene my owne Concerne my Service to Mr Nephew and Mr Mattson and bee pleased and bee pleased to accept of the same yo[u]r selfe; If att any time I can doe any of you any Service in this place pray freely Comand mee, none shall bee more ambitious of yo[u]r com[m]ands nore more ready to effect them then him that is without any Complem[en]t


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