Letter – Michael Blackett to William Leck – 22 Feb 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 22 Feb 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: William Leck
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Newcastle Feb 22d 1675/6

Mr Wm Leck

I have before mee yours of the 17th present am very glad you are gott well to London God be thanked for itt I can nott helpe the badd Markett you meete w[i]thall onely I hope you will take care to sell as deare as otherwise & w[ha]t money you can spare pay unto Mr H: Nelthorpe Gold Smith at the Rose in Lomboard Streete, make w[ha]t hast[e] you will but noe more then good speed, I hope you have gott your Vesell <Holded> first & then away as fast as you please to Rochell where God willinge you shall meete with a letter from me tell Ralph I pray you that I say hee is an Idle Rogue hee might very well writt mee one time to have advised mee how hee proved att Sea soe Wishinge you a good Voyadge Rests MB

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