Letter – Michael Blackett to Edward Fletham – 18 Dec 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 18 Dec 1677
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Edward Fletham
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Newcastle xber the 18 1677

Edrwad Fletham <And sho.> Thorpe

I have before mee yours of <..> date the Contents have taken into Consideration but am forced to tell you that I am very sorry you doe <rely> upon money from mee for your marketts I am necessitated to tell you in plaine English you must goe without for I have neither money to lend upon Consideration (nor Can I heare of any that has) nor for bills neither none to be procured in towne att present under 1 ½ p[er]cent I formerly told you the event of itt wch happens accordingly for mony is as scarce here in the towne as wth you and scarcer if possible In short I can noe waies helpe you soe rests wth w[ha]t I am JW p MB

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