Letter – Michael Blackett to Edward Fletham – 17 Nov 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 17 Nov 1677
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Edward Fletham
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Edward Fletham

I have thine of the 14th present wth the acco[un]t Currant which I have Examined and if you have p[ai]d the last Artickle in the Creditt side vizt £100: - : - to Mr George Moorecroft I must acknowledge sd account to be Right but I never knew of itt before, nor could I ever in the least Imagine sd some to be p[ai]d for Mr Moorecroft last time he was in town told mee he had not <dd> itt nor knew not w[he]n itt would be paid besides in my opinion you were to blame to pay £100 for me, and never to advise mee thereof, and I doe assure you when I writ you these former letters, I had noe other thoughts but of 105: 16s dew to mee but now I am well satisfied and I know of whome to demand the £100: - soe pray send mee Geo: Moorecrofts Acct that I may gett the same allowed me from the party concerned and for the Remainder, take thy owne time I hope noe hurt is done soe remaines MB

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