Letters – Michael Blackett to Edward Willett – 3 Apr 1680

Document Type: Letters
Date: 3 Apr 1680
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Edward Willett
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Edwd Willett							Do  Aple 3d 

I have not writt you ths long time for want of occation ths being Cheifly to accompanying the bearer Timo: Wright a Cousin of mine who Comes to Learn La Langue, my desire tht you would please to tacke Care of him and to gett him sent wth all necessaryes To any place you thinke the most Convenient where he may learne not onely the Tongue but also Arithmetic, and Navigation I approve of <mr Jno Bonnett A Alencon maitre ce rivia daient Le Palais> but I shall leave itt to yr discretion, if you thinke any other place more Convenient pray furnish him wth wt mony he wants either for Cloathes or Learning and as you are In disburse freely reimburse yorselfe upon  MB

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