Letters – Michael Blackett to Nicholas Harding – 23 Sep 1679

Document Type: Letters
Date: 23 Sep 1679
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Nicholas Harding
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Nich. Harding                     			ditto   


Last post I sent you Edwd. Milburnes Botomary bill for £290 and when I writt you the needful, wch I hope came safe to hand, now I must desire you to keep Councill, and acquaint noe marchands that he runs upon botomary for if you doe may undoe him, wch I would not have done, you may be spurring of him for the mony, but not to be too keene, for you have the shipp fast enough, you need not lett his <sturr>, and for the time you forbeare, I will give you in thrice as much another time, he writes me he will punctually pay yr mony, keepe him to itt, soe expecting Secrecy on yr part I remaine     


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