Letter – Michael Blackett to Humphrey Willett – 3 Nov 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 3 Nov 1677
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Humphrey Willett
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Hum: Willett


I have this day accepted a bill for £200: drawne by Mr Banckes of Hambrough p[er] 2/u[suances] to Mr Jno Banckes which pray take notice of, I will take care God willing to supply you before bills fall dew I had some Goods in my hands of Mr Edard Allens wch according to order I have reshipt, the acco[un]t of disbursem[en]t have this Post send him amounting unto £19: 5: 10d but itt being a Loosing concerne (as I imagine[)], have left my Commission to his discretion soe lett him put in what he pleases, and Received the whole, for have ordered him to pay itt unto you, I have shipt and consigned unto you p[er] the Edwd and Jno of London, Robert Wheatly master 100 p[iece]s Leed wch after Arrivall pray dispose of for my most advantidge, if the master will take in more he shall have them which wee will see upon monday morneing I am MB

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