Letter – Michael Blackett to Peter Barr – 19 Nov 1675

Document Type: Letter
Date: 19 Nov 1675
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Peter Barr
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Newcastle 9ber 19th 1675

Mr Peter Bar


You will doe me an exceeding great kindnesse if you will please to recommend to me an Honnest carefull corrispondent in Rochell who will dispatch businesse with all speed posssible for with such I know you commonly deale withall I shall not make use of him till after candlemas but <Have> to provide aforehand my friend there grows ould & leaves his businesse to his men so is not so well done as it ought In requittal of w[hi]ch kindnesse all I can doe is to assure you that if at any tim<e> I can do you any service in these parts none shall be more ready to obey your comma<nd> nor you shall find none more honnest and punctuall then MB

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