Letter – Michael Blackett to Humphrey Willett – 26 Oct 1678

Document Type: Letter
Date: 26 Oct 1678
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Humphrey Willett
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Newcastle 8ber the 26 1678

Mr Hump: Willett


Pray p[er] first Convenience send mee an order from the Commissioners to our Collector for the Restitution of the Custome of 24 p[iece]s Leed sent you by Roger Kempe for wch oversea duty was paid here as allsoe a Certificate for the 200 p[iece]s Leed sent you by <Hakett Hobman> for wch I am put Into Chancery, but your diligence in the Concerne may be a means to mitigate both trouble and Cost having by Interest deferred Execution for One Eight d<ays> I have this day past upon you £82: p[er] 10 d[ays] sight to Mr Wm Warne or order valew of Mr Jno Lawson wch pray lett be Complyed withall, I Expected some Stockton bills this night, but they Come not p[er] next you may Expect (and I dare assure you of them) to Reimburse you for the paym[en]t of this bill as allsoe for the Remainder of the Last bill I am MB

Tis a wonder you never write mee of this plot designed whereas all the other merchants have itt In this place

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