Letters – Michael Blackett to Edward Fletham – 14 Dec 1678

Document Type: Letters
Date: 14 Dec 1678
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Edward Fletham
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Edwd   Fletham                      						ditto   

I have Recd. thine of the 10th present. I hope there is noe feare of poorre Com, and that there has gott him well <home>,  I need not tell that wee made a bargaine, but one thing I will tell thee, that it will be for thy advantadge, to be helping me now and then with some mony by wch means I shall procure the Cheapest wheat, wch I leave to thy discretion, and please God the bargaine shall goe on one my side, but people are often Calling for mony   I am already above £400: out of purse and I have not <a mind> I give thee this advice wch I am Certain will tend to thy advantadge but as before use thy discretion, and what thee does shall Content mee   my love to poore Com    I am  MB

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