Letter – Michael Blackett to Robert Jackson – 16 Sep 1675

Document Type: Letter
Date: 16 Sep 1675
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Robert Jackson
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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[Date given as December but placement in volume strongly suggests this was a mistake for September]

Newcastle xber 16th 1675

Mr Robt Jackson


I have before me yours of the 14th present for answer Mr Beachchamp pd me just now £100 which according To your order I have given to Cuth[ber]t fewler the same I suppose you will find <that> all but 3d abated for the bagg: & for which I have filled up one of the Bills payable 28/d<ays> date to sd Rich Beachchamp or order, soe pray give advice accordingly the other Black Bill I inclosed retarne you for cannot for my Life procure <you> one farthinge

I must enter according to order from my princip<al> Tho Dickison forty <coast> except you will be<ar> me harmelese for doeing otherwise soe upon rece[i]pt let me have one order which I shall Observe I cannot afford Leed for £12 with commission I will rather sitt Idle then worke Idle Also do I  thinke you can <buy> it <soe> in Towne Though you are pleased to say you can pray buy as I would my selfe where you finde most for your advantadge I am MB

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