Letter – Thompson to John Wescombe – 20 Dec 1673

Document Type: Letter
Date: 20 Dec 1673
Correspondent: Thompson
Recipient: John Wescombe
Archive Source: NRO 753 J
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       Dessa 20th 1673

Mr Wescombe

I have recd yor currant telling me tis fitt tyme to prosicut the maine <leue..> of the Butter ton and forton to paris; but if nether Mr Morgen nor yew can remebr it I cannot forgett taht thare is 2000£ due to me of Mr Morgens part of the monys expounded in sute and untill I have it ether from him or yew; I shall not part wth any thing; I have already beene sufficiently abused both by Mr Morgen and yew about it; and now <that we> make proper <returne> you have to yor proporcion ; yew know by Mr Arundailes and Mr <Cornetry> Mr Ward yew never to pay ? of all costs I gave yew the acct: over and againe before I came from <bondes> when yew have <. for recd yr ps> ; what is disporsed yew may expect from me all the satisackon I can see no more          Yors   E Tompson

[In LH border on the side]

I doe very well remembr the partickeller some but yew have my acct ther is 2000£ or <1700> yew over charge

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