Letter – Michael Blackett to Edward Blackett – 20 Mar 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 20 Mar 1677
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Edward Blackett
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Brother Edward     					Ditto   [Newcastle 20 March 1677]

I have before mee yo[u]r kind letter of the 12th: present accordinge to yo[u]r desire I have spoake to my Brother Davison who I finde very ready to take In his money as soone as itt cann In Civility bee p[ro]vided hee tells mee you owe him realy £124:15:= w[i]th ½ a years Intrest for the same dew 16 June next; w[hi]ch hee hath a minde to bee pay[e]d him In Newcastle soe if you resolve to clear that debt as I would have you to doe if you would be pleased to follow a fooles advice against itt fall dew Order mee to pay itt; It is butt payinge Mes[seu]rs Willetts Soe much the more and if you desire itt I will pay John Blackett likewise £300: besides w[ha]t is dew; T'will bee the most I shall desire of you; and nott for a very longe time; Reallity is Reallity for a Reqitall you shall ever Comande mee Soe w[i]th my humble Service to my Sister and yo[u]r selfe I remayne


all yo[u]r Inclosed I carefully send forward; noe newes but S[i]r John Fenwicke and Sir Ralph Dalavall proclaymed Parliam[en]t men for Northumberland; yo[u]r  freind takes more then I will acquaint you w[i]thall   MB:
Timothy Davison married MB's sister Elizabeth. John Blackett was probably the son of MB's uncle Christopher, who was at Fallowfield.

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