Letter – Michael Blackett to Humphrey Willett – 10 Dec 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 10 Dec 1677
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Humphrey Willett
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Newcastle xber the 10th 1677

Mr Hum: Willett


My last to you was of the 8th present in wch you hadd an accompt of 100 p[iece]s Leed consigned to you and sent by Heskith Hobman Commander of the Swann of Hull by whome also I have this day shipped and consigned to your selfe two hundred sixty & fower Ankor Palmes, wch after good arrivall bee pleased to Receive and dispose of for my most advantage, I have <prev.ly> agreed with the Master for £3: - : - freight hee is nott altogether willinge, referrs itt to your selfe, but Sr hearing hee and you are very well acquainted, I doe nott alltogether condes[c]end, yett for once I will trust you I am MB

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