Letters – Michael Blackett to Peter Bar – 2 Aug 1681

Document Type: Letters
Date: 2 Aug 1681
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Peter Bar
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Peter Bar								Newcl Aug the 2nd 


I have yors of the 28th past As for Mr Marcade I leave itt wholly to you to deale wth him as he deserves – Mr Israell Hayes businesse I leave likewise to yor discretion I have prevailed wth <our> surveyor to write ths post to Mr Dickinson soe tht I am satisfyed you will meete wth noe trouble In getting me cleare of my Exchequered bond – To have been soe long both in France and Holland as I have and not to know tht a Guild is of more value thn a Lever, I should not onelye be the greatest foole Imaginable but likewise most confoundedlye cheated of my money spent in both places I kisse your hands and remaine


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