Letter – Michael Blackett to Matthew Lamb – 17 Mar 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 17 Mar 1677
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Matthew Lamb
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Matthew Lambe    				Ditto   [Newcastle 17 March 1677]


I have Rec[eive]d yours of the 15th present & have well observed the Contents thereof; and returnes you my hearty thankes for your Care in that Concerne, for answer to the first and last part of yo[u]r letter; that night I have writt to my friend att London to send mee with all speed possible a Brass Peck sealed w[i]th the Exchequor seale; and for the second part I am glad that they Cockerton men (whose names by the next I desire to know) have gott leave to make up the hedges, I have alsoe sent you by Robert Stainsby <this> day 30/s and would alsoe have writt <...> him, but he being in hast & <Juist> then very busie was forced to deferr it till the post; my wife and Child w[i]th the rest of our friend here are very well God be thanked all desires to be Remembered to you all, and soe remaines


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