Letter – Michael Blackett to Henry Nelthorpe – 5 Oct 1678

Document Type: Letter
Date: 5 Oct 1678
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Henry Nelthorpe
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Newcastle 8ber 5 1678

Mr Hen: Nelthorpe


I have yours of the p[ri]mo present the Contents have well observed, I desire you would please to lett your man speake once more to Mr Harupp, who I perceive will doe nothing without advance, I will Referr itt wholly to you to agree with him as Cheape as you Can for £500: or £600: and his bills att sight shall be punctually paid I hope <1> p% will doe, for noe good bills to be gott here under 2 and 2 ½ <o> If I had thought that the liberty I tooke would not have stood with your Convenience, should never have presumed soe farr upon your Answer Lett itt Cost mee w[ha]t itt will God willing shall Remitt you the needfull and soe I remaine MB

I am Informed your business make advantidge In giveing bills pray studdy my most advantidge and you will oblidge MB

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