Letter – Michael Blackett to Humphrey Willett – 12 Nov 1678

Document Type: Letter
Date: 12 Nov 1678
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Humphrey Willett
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Newcastle 9ber 12 78

Mr Hump: Willett


I have yours of the 25th present doe not[e] its Contents but tis wonderfull you write mee that Robt Bloome will not accept the bill of £100: whereas I saw his letter to Cosin Edwd Blackett that he had accepted the same and would pay itt when dew, you need not feare paym[ene]t Thereof but if Refused Returne itt Immediately, and I will take care to supply you otherwise

Inclosed is a bill for £60: of wch procure the needfull and pray take notice I have this day valewed upon you a bill for £15-10 p[er] 6 d[ays] sight to Mr Saml Symons or order valew of Tho: Riddle Esqr wch lett be Complyed withall I am Mb

pray Lett mee know w[ha]t this Saml Symons is
Cousin Edward was presumably the son of Michael’s deceased uncle Edward

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