Letter – Michael Blackett to Walter Ettrick – 26 Aug 1678

Document Type: Letter
Date: 26 Aug 1678
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Walter Ettrick
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Newcastle Augt 26 1678

Mr Ettricke


Jno Gildroy of your place is oweing mee £15: 9: -

Richd Bru<..>    -         -              -                  £21:18:5

both been oweing Long I like neither of them Pray Sr be pleased to helpe mee to procure my dew of them your many kindnesses to mee has Contracted this trouble more upon you, and I hope your good nature will dispence wth my boldnesse, soe pray speake to them if you thinke Convenient, and Advise mee your thoughts of them I am thinkeing of takeing out writts for them but shall forbeare till I heare from you my service to your Lady I am MB

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