Letter – Thomas Norton to William Blackett – 22 May 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 22 May 1676
Correspondent: Thomas Norton
Recipient: William Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 193
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      I recevd yrs of the 20th instant by yr servt who saw molly, who I bless God <impayls> not this last night, had a quiet & sound sleepe & <…> (as my Fryday letter tould you) to the best of my skill if I wrote for any returnes of money (since I last saw you) I was mistaken, for my last (as I remember) eyther did or ought to have tould you I had sum £30 which I thinke makes up 160 besids interst & the other £40 <woould shor> my occasions 20 days later. I prayd yr letters (as I thought I did) might be returned to Alderman Gibsons in Rippon.

      My daughter gives you her duty & humble & hearty thankes for yr great & many favours & hopes she may waite on you att Newcastle but as yet praies hr excuse: wth the best services to worthy self Hond Lady & all yrs conclude

      Sr yr most affect B & humble ser

      	Tho Nortone

May 22 76

I knew nothing of the £40 you left wth yr sonn, will I <..caud> yr last having scarcly seen him since 

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