Letter – Michael Blackett to Robert Jackson – 5 Oct 1675

Document Type: Letter
Date: 5 Oct 1675
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Robert Jackson
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Newcastle 8ber 5th 1675

Mr Robert Jackson


I have now before me yours of the 4th by C: f and shall God willing write you at large I have disposed of all your fower Blanck Bills viz one upon Mr Robert Jackson at 20 d[ays] date payable to Mr Henry Nelthorpe or order valew of maddame Margratt Blackett for £600, one upon Mr Danniel Porter at 20 d[ays] date payable to Mr Henry Nelthorpe or order valew of Mr Timo Davisson for £300 & another upon Mr Robt Jackson at 20 d[ays] date payable to Mr Timo Davisson or order valew of him for £200

In all £1200

All which I send you according to your order p[er] Cuthbt fewler w[hi]ch I hope will come safe to your hands & that you will find the same right excepting 2 ½ s deducted for <..> Baggs; Mr Roddam hath altered his resolution & will not now pay the £99: =: odd money Inclosed you have his answar send me a blanck Bill as soone as you can & I will perhaps fill it up for £500 at 2<d> d[ays] date w[hi]ch pray doe because I have <p.tly promisd> itt & pray faile not to give advice of all Those Bills I have this day filled up that they may be punctually Completed with all according to there Contents. If you want more money before you run away send me Blanck Bills & I will use my Interes<t> for the disposall thereof to Content and for all this you will never doe me that kindnesse whe<n> desired as give me a bill for £100 at 3 or <.> dayes sight w[hi]ch is but a small matter  

C: f: is timely enough he stayd not at all for the money for I was at worke before he cam<e> As for Mr <Chipley/Ripley> we shall end the bussiness some time or other betwixt us

Kirke shall have his freight p[ai]d according to agreemnt you se[e] I use my father no bett<er> then others; And at any time I will doe as much for you as any man can doe but once mistrust & I have done So reman<e> MB

Noe Corrispondent I have ever mistrusted me to this day & I should be sory to give cause now to any of them

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