Letter – Michael Blackett to William Blackett – 1 Nov 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 1 Nov 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: William Blackett
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Honoured Sir      Ditto [Newcastle 1 November 1676]

As I told you when you were last in Towne the deadnesse of all Trade and moneyes soe very hard to bee com[e] by; that and the costly trouble I have att present upon my banke considered will force mee much against my minde to call in my moneyes from you when the yeare is expired w[hi]ch will bee the 6th of Ja[nuary]: next If I could have forborne itt longer none should soone have Commanded itt then yo[u]r selfe; But you must excuse mee for within three monthes I shall have maney urgant occationes for money; yea for more then I know well how to rayse soe give mee leave to tell you I must Rely upon youre w[hi]ch I question not but will bee ready to comply w[i]th my necessity Soe w[i]th my Service to yo[u]r Lady I remayne


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