Letter – Michael Blackett to Humphrey Willett – 24 Feb 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 24 Feb 1677
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Humphrey Willett
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mes[seu]rs Hum[phrey] Willett and Compa[ny]   	Ditto [Newcastle 24 February 1677]


      I have before mee yo[u]rs of the 20th present I find lest Post my Man Writt you as I ordered him of the Receipt of the £100 upon my Brother Edwardes account; w[hi]ch I hereby confirme and next Post God willinge you shall have a bill In liew thereof I am affrayd itt will bee att longe sight but itt shall nott cost a farthinge advance nor will I putt to account any other charge 

      I wish you hadd more businesse In this place; none should bee more willinge then my selfe to serve you In retaliation In some measure of all yo[u]r kindnesses I wish the Alle and Salmon may prove good of w[hi]ch I am affreayd they haveinge beene soe longe att Sea; I hope the Silver Salt; Mustard Box and Sugar Box desired are before this shipped the Cost thereof shall bee done you good in account by him that is I[n] hast


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