Letter – Michael Blackett to Walter Chaytor – 18 Jul 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 18 Jul 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Walter Chaytor
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Mr Walter Chaytor       Ditto [Newcastle 18 July 1676]


My last to you was of the 14th  July 1676 To w[hi]ch Referres you Since have Rec[eive]d yo[u]rs of the 17th present w[hi]ch requiereing little answer have the lesse to Inlardge upon this cheifely comes for Covert to the Inclosed Bill of £100 w[hi]ch if I have some time Since remitted mee upon Mr Stocke of Dover acceptance to w[hi]ch is once more refused; and Still for want of advice Soe that tis to be concluded; either s[ai]d Stocke is as I writt you or else W[illia]m Harris must bee a very punctuall Marchant to draw billes and In 2/us [2 months usance] nott to give advice Thereof; In short I like nott the businesse att all Soe trouble mee noe more w[ith] s[ai]d Bill Gett my money Restored w[i]th all damages to the uttmost exch: was then 37:3d:37:8d w[hi]ch hee must make upp; but in short nott doubtinge but you will Endavour my Adva[n]tage And that you know w[ha]t to demand In such Cases; for dammage I doe referr itt to you; but spare him nott I pray you and for future send mee allwayes Billes upon Londoners. And I hope you take good care, to send mee good billes; I doe dayley expect bills from you upon Receipt I pray remitt mee this £100 In some other Bill w[i]th w[ha]t more you cann w[i]th Convenience; I hope ere this Edward Alderson is w[i]th you As to his Loadinge pray observe my former Order; pray upon Receipt call In money; lett them want noe dumminge and remitt mee as much as you cann one way or another I am


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