Letters – Michael Blackett to William Bowen – 2 Dec 1682

Document Type: Letters
Date: 2 Dec 1682
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: William Bowen
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Wm Bowen								Newcl xber 2nd 81


Tho unknown yett by the recommendation of my very good friend Mr Peter Bar of London and Mr Jno Wells of Stockton have made bold to write these few lines <unto> -- I am very like to be tht baselyed wronged by one Mr Marcade of yor place tht ever could be Invented I suppose Ch. Blackett had some discourse about itt the last knew he was wth you I doe begg itt of you tht youle be pleased to write me wt you know or can Enquire of the businesse for for my life I can neither gett in my money nor the bill of saile wch was desired to be taken he pretending <was> tht <Petthers> friends will not deliver it wthout a piece more of money <tho If> them there whole demand Sr I doe heartily begg yor assistance and if can be servicable unto you in ths place upon all occations you may freelye command


Coales 8 to 9 s p[er] Ch

Grindstones 15s p[er] Ch

Leed £9.10s p[er] fother each fo: qlt 21<Oit> each & qlr 112<cl> 

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