Letter – Michael Blackett to Humphrey Willett – 16 Apr 1678

Document Type: Letter
Date: 16 Apr 1678
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Humphrey Willett
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Hump Willett


      I have both yours of the 9th and 11th before mee I am Glad to heare that both Robt Gra[i]nge[r] and Roger Kempe are arrived wth you, I am Confident the oats will give Content, being as good as any of this Country affords, and I Expect this day to heare from you w[ha]t may be Expected for them, if the Least profitt shall send you good supplyes

      If the Leed oare and Copper will not sell, lett them Lye by you, they cut noe bread I question not but they will sell att last, I take notice w[ha]t you have shipt mee p[er] Geo: W<i>lle<y>, accordingly have given you Creditt 11s 6d but not yett Arrived I am MB

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