Letter – Michael Blackett to William Tempest – 2 Oct 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 2 Oct 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: William Tempest
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Mr Wm: Tempest:      Newcastle 8ber [October] : the : 2d : 1676 


Accordinge to my promisse I doe Intend to pay you yo[u]r money soe soone as I have Advice that yo[u]r bill is pay[e]d att London I sent yo[u]r bill the last Poast [Post] if itt bee accepted t'is well; but if acceptance bee refused; I will Ingadge; yo[u]r bill shall bee returned to you againe; soe I can say noe more; Mr Gary <Steres> may pretend w[ha]t hee pleases; for I was never accquainted w[i]th my Lordes punctuallity; and In short I am very sorrey that you did nott give the bill to Mr Ellison seeinge that some thinkes much w[i]th my Actions I am very willinge to performe our Agreem[en]t send w[ha]t billes you will; I will pay the vallue when the same is dischardged att London and nott a farthinge before; for one while; soe use yo[u]r discression; If you can meete w[i]th any In this Towne that can doe yo[u]r businesse better and more to content; I am very willinge you shall Imploy him And w[hi]ch I doe assure you will bee very much to the satisfaction of


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