Letter – Michael Blackett to Humphrey Willett – 19 May 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 19 May 1677
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Humphrey Willett
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mess[eu]rs Hump[hrey] Willett and Compa[ny]   		Newcastle May the 19th 1677


      I have before mee yo[u]rs of the 15th present as also one from my Brother Edward who writes that as soone as you shall dispose of my Lady Yorkes Leede w[hi]ch you have In yo[u]r hands hee has told you that hee will allow you £500:=:= upon my account w[hi]ch you were content w[ith]all pray advise mee if any such thinge; that soe if nott I may immediately remitt you the needfull In the meane time take notice; I have this day vallewed upon you £88= payable 28/d[ays] Sight to Mr Nicholas Hardinge or Order vallew of Mr John Duglas; w[hi]ch lett bee accepted when presented and payd when dew before w[hi]ch time if I have a life shall remitt the noe small sumed and I hope att least £300 next weeke ~

      I hope before this Thomas Browne is arrived of his Loadinge make money as you please w[ha]tever you doe therein shall bee to my satisfaction ~

      pray deliver the Inclose to my Brother if nott come away and if come away returne itt unto  MB:

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