Letters – John Wilkinson to John Armstrong – 2 Dec 1679

Document Type: Letters
Date: 2 Dec 1679
Correspondent: John Wilkinson
Recipient: John Armstrong
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Jno. Armstrong        					ditto    


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 yrselfe where Intimate that my ma[ste]r gave you a bill upon Mr Hump: Willett for £100:-:- wch I am Certaine must have beene 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 have writt Mr Willett and desired him to pay yr bill forthwith wch I question not but he will comply with, being towards the discharge of itt I have Sent him Inclosed In his letter a very good bill for the £35:-: I can doe nothing in itt, but I have writt my ma[ste]r concerning itt Soe question not but that you will receive as soone <this> the needful from him from yorke ,  I am for my ma[ste]r  M B   J. W

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