Letter – Michael Blackett to Matthew Lamb – 19 Mar 1678

Document Type: Letter
Date: 19 Mar 1678
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Matthew Lamb
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Newcastle March 19 1677/8

Mr Ma: Lambe


      I have had two bills one after another from Edward Fletham of Yarme, both of them but for one tenn pounds, and neither of the two will be accepted, soe that I Cannot brooke such dealing, neither doe I Intend to have any more to doe wth his bills etc

      this day I have Returned him his bill and ordered him to pay the £10: -: - to you and you to give him a dischardge for the same, but In Case you meete wth him before you heare from him then pray demand of him sd somme and keepe itt in your hands till further order, be very Strickt wth him for itt, and if an opportunity present Send to him for itt I hope you are all well, God be thanked wee are, I am MB

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