Letter – Michael Blackett to Humphrey Willett – 1 Feb 1678

Document Type: Letter
Date: 1 Feb 1678
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Humphrey Willett
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Hump Willett


      I have before mee yours of the 26th past, wch shall Answer In short for whatever you say or doe, is to me a Law, the disposall of my Leed I leave to your discretion, and for the Anchor palmes pray observe my former order.

      Pray pay Mr Harding w[ha]t he demands upon my accompt and if my fathers man Cuth: Snow doe desire any mony of you, lett him have £5<0> £60 or £70 I heare oats is in great demand wth you I can procure you 5000 6000 or 10000 Bus[hells] of very good ones for 16d p[er] Bus[hell] I am MB

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