Letter – Michael Blackett to Matthew Lamb – 27 Apr 1678

Document Type: Letter
Date: 27 Apr 1678
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Matthew Lamb
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Newcastle Aprill 27 1678

Mr Matt Lambe

In yours of the 18 you said that within a small time you would Come and smoke a pipe of tobacco wth mee, but this small time of yours is Long a Comeing, I should be very Glad of your Company my Unckle Bucke hath been wth mee all this weeke, but will stay noe longer as for C: <P> and his sister w[ha]t he doth thereon shall Content mee my Humb[le] service to my mother, whome I hope this will finde well, God be thanked my Unckle and I is merrily disposed I am in hast[e] MB

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