Letter – Michael Blackett to Humphrey Willett – 25 May 1678

Document Type: Letter
Date: 25 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 21th present am Glad Roger Kempe is Arrived, pray dispose of my goods by him for my most advantidge, and if this Come time enough lett not mine Anchor palms be shipt In him but kept till further order, if any they might all have been sold before now, but am afraid that trade is out of your way, I have att Last Got my wife home I heartily thanke you and your Lady for all your kindnesses to her, but am vexed you should put yourselfe to soe much trouble I hope to live to make you a requitall In some measure

      Let not my 523 barrs of Iron be shipt this boate, if Wm Lecke will not resolve for this place of whome Call for the Runlett of ale formerly advised you of I am MB

p[er] <y.…..ne> take noe letters for mine but w[ha]t have the above marke

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