Letters – Michael Blackett to Peter Bar – 25 Mar 1681

Document Type: Letters
Date: 25 Mar 1681
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Peter Bar
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Peter Bar						Newctl march the 25th 1680/1


att my reterne out in the Country have mett wth severall of yors the Contents whereof have observed, and gives you many thanks for yor many kindnesses and favours to me, wch I desire you still to continue unto me, and to afford me yor assistance to bring me out of all troubles of wch would be glad to have an end. I have recd mr <Mereades> acct wch amounts unto £604.3.9 wch I find to be according to yor Calculation £45.11:11 <flo> but I desire you to give me an acct of wt chardges you have beene att about said business, As concerning the arrest I am of yor opinion tht the chardge and trouble will be more thn the benefit of such an arrest will amount unto, but have Inclosed sent you a letter of Attorney by wch I doe Impower you to doe wt ever you shall thinke convenient wch I leave to yor discretion – If mr Hutchinson be gone away lett him goe, I shall <light> of him one time or ather – If the <husband> of ths voyadge doe expose the acct may please to p[er]use itt and doe therein wt you thinke convenient – I kisse yor hands & remaine


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