Letter – Michael Blackett to Edward Allen – 3 Nov 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 3 Nov 1677
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Edward Allen
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Newcastle 9ber 3d 1677

Mr Edwd Allen


I have been In the West Country for some time, and upon my Returne this day, doe find that my man hath shipt your beans in Robt Wheatly In conformity to your order Rec[eiv]ed some time agoe, but hath kept two last for my horses, of which I am very sorry and have been not a little angry att itt, but the thing is past noe remedy but patience, and I will willingly wth all my heart be accomptable to you for them, as you sell the Remainder the first thing I did was to draw out the account which you have Inclosed, by the same you will see my reall disbursements to be £19: 5s: 10d for my Commission (seeing I am a Friend[)] tis a Loosing businesse, I have left to your discretion put in w[ha]t you please and pay the whole to Mr Hump: Willett, whome I have ordered to call upon you, and to Receive w[ha]t you please to pay him, and when you have disposed of yours lett mee know att w[ha]t price and upon Receipt of your letter I will Imediately order you money for the two Last in my hands I am MB

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