Letter – Michael Blackett to Humphrey Willett – 19 Mar 1678

Document Type: Letter
Date: 19 Mar 1678
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Humphrey Willett
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Hum: Willett


      I have yours of the 14th I hope both my Leed Oare and Copp[er] Plat[e]s are wth you ere this, pray w[ha]t doe you wth my Anchor Palmes you never writt mee one word about them & for my Leed Oare I cannot affoard itt under £7: p[er] tonn dd here <aboard> free all charges; [3-4 words deleted] there is ½ a hundred In every Tonn att least overweight, as you will finde w[he]n you weigh itt; if nott for your purpose pray advise mee

      I wonder acceptance of the bill of £10: is denyed shall send you a nother for itt; w[ha]t you have sent mee p[er] Jno Otway I am afrayd is all wrong for w[ha]t was desired was not for my selfe but for my wife if a mistake shall advise you when John Otway arrives I am MB

Write mee noe more Esq <tis noe> longer my <wille>

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