Letter – Michael Blackett to Humphrey Willett – 29 Jan 1678

Document Type: Letter
Date: 29 Jan 1678
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Humphrey Willett
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Humphrey Willett


      I have none of yours to Answer soe the lesse to Enlardge upon this being Chiefly to advise you that I have this day valewed upon you a bill for £200: - : -  p[er] 22 d[ays] after date to Mr Ralph Elstobb or order valew of himselfe wch pray lett be Complyed withall.

      Inclosed I have sent you a bill for £200: - : - of wch when dew pray procure the needfull.

I have not had a letter from you these 3 or 4 posts, I long to heare w[ha]t progresse you have made In the Saile of my leed, and w[ha]t you are bid for the Anckor palmes alltogether.

I heare oats is in great demand with you I Can procure you 6000 or 10000 Bus[hells] of very good ones for 16d p[er] Bush[hell] I am MB

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