Letter – Michael Blackett to Robert Jackson – 2 Oct 1675

Document Type: Letter
Date: 2 Oct 1675
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Robert Jackson
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Mr Robt Jackson


I have before me yours of the 30th past w[hi]ch I received by your brother whome I could have helped to some hundreds of pounds, but all my friends and all I spoake too thought His bills but at too Long sight so I could not help him to any but I perceive he got enough of w[hi]ch I am very glad If you can spare a bill at <50> d[ays] sight or under for £100 or £200 I can procure you money. Dickeson is Loaden Mr Clipsam orders me to draw my Reimbursements upon him w[hi]ch shall be done accordingly. They were delica<te> prunes he sent me worse I never se[e] in my  li<fe> all w[hi]ch I sould that day to Mr davisson & Mr Wm Hutchisson at 4 ½ s p[er] hundred one with another there was amongst them not worth 12d p% some whole Casks - Those merchant[s] of ours that bought rye of you I am very confid[ent] will find no more profitt then I did by the beanes Though I thinke they will not Loose so much 

I am MB

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