Letters – Michael Blackett to Peter Bar – 17 Dec 1680

Document Type: Letters
Date: 17 Dec 1680
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Peter Bar
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Peter Bar								Newctl xber the 17th 80


      I have yors of the 11th wth the two papers, Roger Kempers expected every day I would gladly see him mr Skinner has refused paymt of my bill, pray make an end wth him for I wish I were quitt of him all he desired is carriadge of 200 ps Leed to yarmth If ever I writt him tht I had shipt him 200 ps In the Constantinople Mercht as he pretends (but I can finde noe such thing, abate him £5:2 or wt you thinke convenient God give him good of itt

      I yesterday made bold to valew upon you 12<..108> In two bills, viz

£100 to sr Wm Russell or order valew of mr Ra: Ellstobb

26.10.8 to mr James Eyton or oder valew of ditto

to both wch I desire yor Complyance, for your Reimburssmt pray lett my skinns be sold, If Cannot procure above 7d the lb take itt I hope however itt will be ready money, att wch price I am Certaine, those allready In yor hands (if not very much mistaken) will amount to more thn both the bills above mentioned and the Dunkirke bill too, beside Richd Hutton sailed yesterday morning I hope may be wth you as soone as ths 

      If time must be given for pt of the <Mantunt> of my goods I am willing to allow you Consideration wch if not wth yr Convenience, freely chardge uon me p. to my Bro Wm – I wonder wt is become of mr Egee of Lyons I have writt my friend att Marseilles a very sharpe letter for I want £4000 and above wch he has ordered people to remitt me and a <devill> amount can I heare from any of thm I hope itt will all come In good time, tht being the needfull I kisse yor hand & remaine


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