Letter – Michael Blackett to George Moorecroft – 8 Dec 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 8 Dec 1677
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: George Moorecroft
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Moorecroft


I was this night speakeing wth Mr Errington about the £150: - and the use thereof who tells mee that Mr Lee told him positively the paym[en]t of this money in Newcastle would be sufficient but seeinge Mr Lee will nott stirr one foot unless hee can have the promise of £300 upon returne (wch I will nott doe otherwise then I have writt you this day allready) you may please take notice and accquaint him that the principall as well as Interest shall be ready for him to Receive att the day when dew att his owne house this wth my former letter is thought sufficient by MB

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