Letter – Michael Blackett to Humphrey Willett – 4 Jan 1678

Document Type: Letter
Date: 4 Jan 1678
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Humphrey Willett
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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January the 4th 1677/8

Mr Hum: Willett


      Inclosed is a bill for £100 and next Post shall remitt you £2: or 300 more you may send mee my acct currant when you please and lett this bill beginn the new Acct.

      P[er] first shipp may expect 20 Tonn of Leed Oare for a Tryall butt cannott affoard to dd itt att London for £7: p[er] tonn itt will bee shipped within 14 d[ays] and you shall have itt if you please shipped here aboard free of all charge for £7: p[er] Tonn if nott for your purpose I have Chapmen enough for itt pray meddle nott wth itt, but lett Mr Wm Benson upon whome you have this bill Re<…>d itt I am MB

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