Letter – Michael Blackett to Welborne – 23 May 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 23 May 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Welborne
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Mr Welborne	                          ditto [Newcastle 23th May 1676]

If you had a Bitch when you were last att Rotterdam w[hi]ch was Chalenged by Mr Walter Chaytor, butt (neither to trouble you w[i]th readinge, nor my selfe w[i]th writinge many times) without any more to doe I would Councell you to deliver her To the bearer hereof my Bitch I would nott loose for £20:=:=: Shee kept my house, Soe that if the Same be broaken; I doe think if any contraversue betwixt us you may be found liable to pay all damages for takeinge of her away att present I have nott time to Inlardge, but I hope you will nott fayle upon receipt hereof, To effect the desire of him who desires To remayne        M:B:

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