Letter – Michael Blackett to Nicholas Verlaen – 6 May 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 6 May 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Nicholas Verlaen
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Mr. Nicho: Verlane	                           Newcastle May 6th [16]76


      My last to you was of the 15th Ap[r]ill 76 to w[hi]ch referrs you Since have Rec[eive]d yo[u]rs of the 27th past and the 4th present whering takes notice of the Sale of p[er] of my Leed I wonder you remitt mee noe money upon t[ha]t account to Effect my desire 

      Sir Expect noe more Orders butt this w[hi]ch is, that you fayle nott upon receipt to putt off w[ha]t Leed you have of myne In yo[u]r handes, and as soone as is possible, Remitt mee the nett p[ro]ceeds, w[hi]ch once more I pray lett be observed, an Answer to that Letter, w[i]th performance to my desires, I shall expect in 20/d [days] time ~

      The Dogge Pleases mee very well soe not a word more about him t'is very Strange you can not meete w[i]th Jno Huntington hee was Certaynely w[i]th [his] Vessell, on the River Butt I am affrayd some business of greater Concernment did hinder you from letting him bee sought after nay I beli[e]ve hee is w[i]th you still, pray lett my Order above be observed

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