Letter – Michael Blackett to Samuel Sowton – 29 Jan 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 29 Jan 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Samuel Sowton
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Newcastle Jan 29 1675/6

Mr Sam Sowton


att my returne out of the west I doe meet w[i]th yours of the <20>th present; for answer w[ha]t you call very noble and favourable exchange I must confess is tollerable but I am resolved to run the hasard of have my money drawn upon Hambrough and soe upon me after wards soe shall not trouble you how ever doe tha<nk> you for your Kindnese and soe I remaine

Sr  Yours to comand MB

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