Letters – John Wilkinson to Humphrey Willett – 2 Dec 1679

Document Type: Letters
Date: 2 Dec 1679
Correspondent: John Wilkinson
Recipient: Humphrey Willett
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Hump: Willett                                			Newcastle   xber the 2nd  1679


My ma[ste]r is at yorke where Sir Wm. is extraordinary ill  In his absence I open all his letters, and last post came to my hands one from Jno. Armstrong where he Intimates t[ha]t my ma[ste]r gave him a bill upon you for £100: wch I am Certaine must have been a mistake, for I finde noe such thing Entered, nor doe I know wt to doe In my ma[ste]rs absence, I finde a bill was given upon whome I know not wch I would not have returned, Soe shall desire you forthwith to pay the Same, towards the discharge of wch Inclosed I send you a bill, for the time you are out in purse I know my ma[ste]r will willingly allow you consideration, The Inclosed bill is a very good one, and will be punctually paid being Sir Wms business, In this I hope you will not disappoint him that is for my ma[ste]r Miche: Blackett  J W

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