Letter – Michael Blackett to Humphrey Willett – 18 May 1678

Document Type: Letter
Date: 18 May 1678
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Humphrey Willett
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Hump: Willett


      I have yours of the 14th the contents have observed, I am Glad Wm Hunter is Arrived, the disposall of my Leed I Leave to your discretion, and am satisfyed wth the 65 Anchor palms d[elivere]d <unto> Mr Jno Eden

      Inclosed is a small bill for £23: - of wch pray procure the needfull Roger Kempe has In 208 p[iece]s Leed and 1476 Bus[hells] oats but be sure you minde well to Receive every oat In the shipp, for I am Confident he has In a great many more pay him the former freight, and Reshipp mee In him all my Anchor palms and upon Receipt Wm Lecke must Resolve of his Intentions, for I will not have the Convenience missed, soe that Iron must be shipped Likewise In R[oger] K[empe] if sd Lecke Intend not for this place I am MB

I have taken notice of the [£]30 pd my wife and I heartily thanke you and your Lady for all your kindnesses to her MB

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