Letter – Michael Blackett to Henry Wellington – 26 Mar 1678

Document Type: Letter
Date: 26 Mar 1678
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Henry Wellington
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Newcastle March 26 1677/8

Mr Hen Wellington


Though unknown yett by the above letter of Recommendation makes bold to write you these few Lines, desireing Placing a Little mony att your place upon acct above mentioned, you will please to advise mee of itt Stand wth your Convenience to draw or have itt Remitted from any of the three places above cited and wch may well be most for my advantidge, I should bee glad wee were better acquainted, pray how Rules wth you, Leed, Coales, Butter, oats or Grindstones and how your weights and measure holds out wth ours, In doeing of wch you will oblidge MB

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