Letter – Michael Blackett to Humphrey WIllett – 28 Apr 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 28 Apr 1677
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Humphrey WIllett
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mes[seur]s Humphrey Willett and Company     		28 ditto [April 1677]


      I have before mee yo[u]rs of the 24th present w[hi]ch requires little answer onely the Brass Peck proves to content as I have formerly advised you ~

      I have this day vallewed upon you a bill for £150 payable 20/d[ays] after Sight to Henry Ashurst Esq[uire] or Order vallew of Mr George Murton w[hi]ch pray lett be complyed w[i]thall. I am affrayd the next Post I shall bee forced to draw upon you £100= or £150 more ~ 

      I am very desiroues to have yo[u]r account; for I thinke you will bee in disbursse for mee. About the middle of the next moneth my Brother Intendes to pay you a considerable sumed of money for mee and in the meane time I will bee remittinge you as itt comes to hand pray lett mee know how thinges standes betwixt us as soone as is possible and you will oblidge


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