Letter – Michael Blackett to Robert Jackson – 25 Jan 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 25 Jan 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Robert Jackson
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Newcastle Jan 25th 1675/6

Mr Robt Jackson

I have both yours of the 13 and 17th present and for answer I do say possitively you were to send me the Dollers the munday before I got here: that soe I might have had time to have Disposed thereof and send you money for them and the Bill altogeather the munday after tis nothing for you to Disburse £170: upon a minuts warning faith I could find in my heart to Returne them because you are so sharpe but because you say you want money shall not do it, only for future shall take Notice how to deale with you for I perceive you Carp at every word a man says – pray how often do you passe Lewis for Dollers for I cannot Do it so I returne you one w[hi]ch I found among them

I required 760 at 4s 7d                       £174: 3: 4

<from> Mr Dobson as p[er] Receipt  £13:13: 4

I send you p[er] Bearer           £160: 9: 6

<foure> Baggs                     £   :  : 6

                                              £174: 3: 4

So we are Cleare

I have tould you that I would not pay money without Commissione: but for the £13 odd money I do not valew for future I will not pay nor Receive Cd without it and so I remaine Sr MB

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