Letter – Michael Blackett to Nicholas Mayes – 8 Apr 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 8 Apr 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Nicholas Mayes
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Newcastle Ap[r]ill 8th 1676

Mr Nich Ma<.>s


I have a greate ambition to be Little acquented w[i]th you & therefore have made bold to trouble you w[i]th these few lines desireinge you att your leasure to lett mee know In Answer if either you or your Frends Cann spare any Bills att 10, or 15 d[ays] sight or Dollers att 4s 6 ½ or ¾ pray excuse this boldness & afoard a line in answer unto Sr MB

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