Letter – Michael Blackett to Humphrey Willett – 9 Mar 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 9 Mar 1677
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Humphrey Willett
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mes[seu]rs Hump[hrey] Willett     				Ditto   [9 March 1677]


I have before mee yo[u]rs of the first present; the box w[i]th the Plate desired have Rec[eive]d and given yo[u]r account Creditt £10:18:= And I heartily thank you for yo[u]r Care and paynes take therein Inclosed is a bill for £183:5:9 of w[hi]ch pray procure the needful I have placed to account £3:=:= for the freightinge of a vessell for him about 130 Tonn att 26 Gilders p[er] Tonn; w[hi]ch I thinke reasonable yett I should bee very unwillinge to displease Mr Burkin In the least Soe if hee talke to you of itt and thinke itt too much pray abate him w;[ha]t you thinke convenient and w[ha]t ever you doe itt shall bee to my full Satisfaction: I pray take notice I have this day vallewed upon you £200:= payable 12/d[ays] Sight to Mr William Benson or Order vallew of Mr John Rumney w[hi]ch lett bee complyed w[i]thall, as allsoe another bill for £100:= p[ayable] 6/d[ays] Sight to mr Steap[hen] Jackson or order valew of mr Nicho[las] Foster w[hi]ch allsoe lett be p[ai]d when dew, and you will oblidge MB

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