Letter – Michael Blackett to Peter Barr – 22 Apr 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 22 Apr 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Peter Barr
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Mr: Peter Bar     Newcastle Ap[r]ill 22d : [16]76


I heartily thank you for yo[u]r kindness In recommending mee To a good carefull Man att Rochell, from whom I had severall kinde lett[e]rs, w[i]th assureance, that hee would without fayle dispatch my Vessell In 3 or 4/d [days] how full working dayes I meane; butt hee <peones> nott accordinge as I expected In this business, by w[hi]ch I shall bee a greate looser, nay I am ashamed to tell you of itt, that of the 14 dayes lyinge, my M[aste]r had nott rec[eive]d aboard the quantity of one hundred, To advise you of other neglects is needless though to many hath beene Committed, however yo[u]r kindness is noe less In requitall of w[hi]ch, you shall find mee allwayes willinge to send you In w[hi]ch lyes In my power as beinge without Complaint: MB:

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