Letter – Michael Blackett to William Blackett – 29 Oct 1678

Document Type: Letter
Date: 29 Oct 1678
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: William Blackett
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Newcastle 8ber the 29: 78

Honoured Sr

      I must beg your Excuse for not goeing to the pay this month for another small vessell is Arrived att Sunderland wch I am to Loade with wheate, where I goe to morrow morneing for dispatching of her away

      I thinke she will take in all I have bought, as soone as ever I gett the Invoyce send away (wch I hope to doe against Saturdays post) shall pay my Bro: Wm for the Leed I never saw Capt <Ligdengham> since you went from home, but Alderman Brabant will procure the Rent, and had you leaveing noe more to Inlardge upon I heartily pray for your health and happinesse, and earnestly Craveing your blessing Remaines MB

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