Letters – William Blackett to William Blackett – 7 Nov 1676

Document Type: Letters
Date: 7 Nov 1676
Correspondent: William Blackett
Recipient: William Blackett
Archive Source: NRO ZBL 193
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Honnered Sr								Edenb[urgh] 7th 9ber 1676

I presume the Last Disappointmt to yrself & me may occation yr Anger, but iff you Will be pleased to Consider all things with an Impartiall <Sence>, You Cannot Blame me much since the Debt I have Contracted to you was only to Ingadg P[er]sons to take of yr leed before others wch Is & was all the designe I had & to assure you the same I granted 6 fother of Leed to be shipt in the vessel I was conserned in <Cecans?> you got redy Mony for the same knowing Mr Schand Desired Longer time of Paymt

What quantity of Leed I got fro Yrself within <this> 4/mo if half pd for, tho some not 2/mo agoe wch <relh> & some 1/mo yr presing so hard for mo & myself being disappointed divers ways, both of yr Leed mony & my owne Concern’s occations my Coming hether as wel to Crave to pay you as to get of my owne but I come but <Hily?> Speed all Sorts of Coyne being as Scarce Hear as at Newcastle and men as loth to part with it. I have got an order on the Excise office for a small some wch iff Got (as I doubt I shall not) I shall bring it & for the rest Mr Schand hath faithfully promised to remite or send It to Newcastle agst 20 Xber I doe my utmost for you & Thairfor Lo: unckell be not displeased with yr nephew who hath don nothing wch he conceves Can mirrit yr disfavour & Espetially having no Benefit by the <premittes> I hope to be at home about the 14th pres[en]t & remaine

      Sr yr most aff. Natd nephew

				Wm Blackett

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