Letter – Michael Blackett to Humphrey Willett – 10 Mar 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 10 Mar 1677
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Humphrey Willett
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mes[seu]rs Hum[phrey]: Willett and Compa[ny]      		Newcastle March the: 10th: 1676/7


      Since my last of the 9th present have Rec[eive]d yo[u]rs of the 6th ditto In the first place pray take notice that I have this day vallewed a bill upon you for £100: payable 6/d[ays] Sight to Mr James Walkden or Order vallew of M[esseu]rs Ellinono: [Ellison?] & Walkden w[hi]ch pray lett bee complyed w[i]thall and as soone as I can meete w[i]th billes for to reimbursse you; you shall have them; In the meane time I wonder none payes you noe money upon my account for I have ordered severall to doe itt and pray cause the Inclosed to be delivered to my Brother Edward who I thinke about May day or before will pay you neare five hundred poundes ~

      I am glad you Receive and sell my Lady Yorkes Leed for I beleeve <Ti'es> a good businesse the bill my Man sent you; you need nott feare but twill bee pay[e]d punctually

      I have sent my man to seeke for billes; if any to be found you shall have them Inclosed If none must have patience till next Post In the meane time remaynes

MB's brother Edward married Mary Yorke in 1676.

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