Letter – Michael Blackett to Edward Blackett – 11 May 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 11 May 1677
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Edward Blackett
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Brother Edw[ar]d    						Newcastle May the 11th 1677

      I have noe newes to advise you of onely that my father and my Lady Intendes towards London Thursday next the 17th present ~

      I now make bold to putt you In minde of yo[u]r former promise w[hi]ch if nott performed (nott that I question itt In the least) will doe mee noe small diskindnesse; for have all allonge relyed upon you and ordered my businesse accordingely and if you please that I should that I should pay my Brother Davison and Cousin John Blackett tis but yo[u]r payinge soe much the more to Mr Willett about w[hi]ch I desire to heare from you att yo[u]r leasure, and to have an account of yo[u]r finall resolution In every p[ar]ticular I thinke I may now lawfully p[re]sume to wish you heartily much happinesse of yo[u]r new hono[u]r: for certainly there must bee some truth of that w[hi]ch is In every ones mouth and I cann assure you when spoaken of here; noe other name is given you then that of Sir Edw[ar]d – my humble service to my sister I am


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