Letters – Michael Blackett to Peter Bar – 18 Oct 1681

Document Type: Letters
Date: 18 Oct 1681
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Peter Bar
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Peter Bar							Newct 8ber the 18th 81


      I doe most heartily thanke you for yors of the 13th and as Mr Edwd Melburne told you he did write me wch I Inclosed send you –

      your advice to settle accts  is very good and my great desire therefore I begg itt of you to doe itt for me, If I must allow tht £34 odd money I hope Mr Milburne will not refuse to give me his letter of Attorney for procuring of the same againe dated about the time tht he went last from London, because we are allready In suite and all his objection is because I have not <a> letter of Attorney, tht being soe reasonable I thinke he Cannot denye itt, wch pray doe you procure and send me as soone as posible and thn I will allow itt willinglye, for the rest I leave itt to yor discretion, to looke over his books to doe wt you please and receive of him my profitt, he shall see I am not angry wth him as he pretends. If not Currat lex wch you may please lett yor servt tell him, If you want any further Instructions as to settling accts be pleased to lett me know – be pleased to cause the Inclosed be delivered unto him and youle oblidge 


If you have a minde to <beg> a purchase Ile sell you my pt att a reasonable rate –

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