Letter – Michael Blackett to Robert Jackson – 7 Sep 1675

Document Type: Letter
Date: 7 Sep 1675
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Robert Jackson
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Newcastle 7 7 1675

Mr Robt Jackson


I have before me yours of the 6th w[hi]ch before I answer pray take notice that the Companie is seperated, and that for future I am to act for my selfe, occationed by my Fathers marrying againe, soe direct your Letters to each of ous accordingly, as you shall have occation, w[ha]t is by past, is my Fathers concerne, but for future looke upon ous, as two severall p[er]sons, your acct is right, and booked accordingly and shall give you Credit for the 1d a gallon, w[hi]ch you scruple I have received the £30 upon John Cons<u>ts Bill, pray lett me have an acct of the Beanes att your Leasure Att pres[en]t noe monye to be procured in this Place upon returne, I doe not say none att all, but ’tis very scarce w[hi]ch some p<erceiv>ing will not part w[i]th there monye without advance, I have met w[i]th one that hath 2 or £300 w[hi]ch you may command provided you will allow 1 p% and make your Bill att 10 or ….d att soe that you see the World is turned when advance must be given for Bil[l]s: your answer pray afford p[er] first, for the Party can dispose of his monye upon the above expressed tearmes, but for you I have prevailed with him, to keepe it by him till Saterday next.

Rye 3s 9d  Beanes 2s 7d  Oates 18d

Butter 17s  Lead £12  my respects to all friend<s> about you I am MB

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