Letter – Michael Blackett to Humphrey Willett – 10 May 1678

Document Type: Letter
Date: 10 May 1678
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Humphrey Willett
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Newcastle May the 10 1678

Mr Hump: Willett


I have yours of the 2d In the first place pray Cause the Inclosed to be faithfully d[elivere]d, if Comd away pray Returne sd Letter againe Roger Kempe not yett loaden but will be this day I thinke by him I desire to have the 523 barrs of Iron you know of and all my Ankor palms if noe probubility of selling them I returne you Inclosed your Customhouse Certificate, pray gett mee the Commissioners order for the Restitution of your mony though Little, better than Lost I sent by Wm Lecke a rundlett of ale to my friend att Hamb[urg], itt seems he brought itt backe, pray doe you demand itt and accept thereof if good for ought am afrayd itt will be spoyled I am MB

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