Letter – Michael Blackett to Humphrey Willett – 3 Apr 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 3 Apr 1677
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Humphrey Willett
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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M[esseu]rs Hump[hrey] Willett and Compa[ny]  	Ditto  [Newcastle 3 April 1677]


      I have before mee yo[u]rs of the 29th past the contents whereof I have observed and takes notice of w[ha]t you say concerninge Iron (vizt) Pigg hoges for Plow shares &c: [etc] and findes them too deare for me In this place

      I further also advise you that I have this day vallewed upon you the followinge bills vizt

one for £100 payable 6/d[ays] Sight to Mr Stephen Jackson

or Order vallew of Mr Nicholas Foster                           £100:=:=

one more for £100 payable 10/d[ays] Sight to Henry Ashurst Esq

or Order vallew of Mr George Murton                             £100:=:=

                                                         In all £200:=:=

w[hi]ch Pray lett bee complyed w[i]th all; within a Post or two I intend to remitt you God willinge a little money In the meane time lett the 2 bills above mentioned bee complyed w[i]th all I am


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