Letter – Michael Blackett to Unknown – 9 Sep 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 9 Sep 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Unknown
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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In you will have some of myne In your handes; for pray as itt doth come In be remittinge me, hopeing ere this come to hand; you will be In Cash, and that allonge w[i]th the answer hereof; you will remitt mee some; w[hi]ch I pray you doe; And as much as you cann, or are In Cash; I am seekinge oppertunity for the sending you more Leed w[he]n yo[u]r Markett gives Encuradgem[en]t; for either Leed or Coales; Grindstones or any other Comodity thos Kingdome affoards; doe but be pleased to advise mee; And God willinge, if possible you shall be Supplyed by     MB:
A page has been torn from the volume at this point, the pencil annotations to the original going from 140 to 142, and the archivist adding ‘1 leaf torn out’. The start of this letter is on the missing page of the letterbook. The date is not known, but it is somewhere between 1st – 12th Sept. In a letter to the Bankes’ on Sept 12th MB refers to an earlier one dated 9th , presumably one of those now missing, so a date of 9th is assumed for this and subsequent letters dated ‘ditto’

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