Letter – Michael Blackett to Samuel Sowton – 3 Mar 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 3 Mar 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Samuel Sowton
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Newcastle March 3d 1675/6

Mr Sam Sowton


I can not but acknowledge my selfe very much oblidged unto you for your kind letter of the 22d past, I shall not be backward to serve you a nother time If ever In my power w[hi]ch In my oppinion is an obligation upon mee until I shall have made you a Retaliation is some measure


I have occasion for some Pitch & Tarr, soe pray lett W Strother have your order for the Shippinge itt  I question nott butt you will use mee, as you doe others soe will stand to your Courtesie for the price, that noe time may be lost, pray write Immediately away and you further oblidge MB

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