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

Mr Robt Jackson


I have before me yours of the 4th Mr Rodd<am> will pay the £99: =: = odd monies w[hi]ch shall send you p[er] Cuth: fewler and £1000 more God willing for you shall not be forced to run away as yett this morning I expect C: f as alsoe a letter with Blanck Bills seeing you are straitened I will use my Interest & I warrant you I will gett you £1000: upon returne for once all at 20 d[ays] date if not more if one of your blanck Bills be upon Mr Jackson I will free it up for 5 or 600 <..> to one man Mr <pooles> Bills for £300 & Mr Deboeys bill for £100 to another all w[hi]ch money shall send you p[er] C f God willing by whome shall write you at large haveing not time at present for I am sore put to it haveing none to help me & to receive £1000 upon a post morning is hard & Though I am to receive your money for nothing I will not do it for Others <..> expect Wm Lee shall give you 5s for me for receiving of his £99 ord<…> mo<ney> of Mr Roddam tis hard to neglect answering my Letter: as I am forced <to> doe this morning for to receive his money & to have nothing for my pains truly I will <….> sitt idle then worke idle I am MB

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