Letter – Michael Blackett to Humphrey Willett – 14 Dec 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 14 Dec 1677
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Humphrey Willett
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Newcastle xber the 14th 1677

Mr Hum: Willett


      I have before mee yours of the 8th present for answer bee pleased take notice that att present there is noe vessell bound for Rochell from this place soe cannott effect your desire

      The £50: you payd to Mr Harding have placed to your Creditt

      To pleasure a friend was yesterday forsed to vallew £18 upon you payable the 20th of January next <ensing> to Mr Philipp Harman or order vallew of Mr Gawen Wilkinson wch pray pay when dew however you need nott trouble my acct Currant wth itt for this yeare before this come to hand I hope both Morgon & Hobbman will bee wth you wch will be very acceptable newes unto mee; pray as soone as they arrive lett all my Leed bee disposed of for w[ha]t itt will yeald & my acct Currant dispatched I am MB

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