Letter – Michael Blackett to Abraham van Rincom – 18 May 1678

Document Type: Letter
Date: 18 May 1678
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Abraham van Rincom
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Newcastle May the 18 1678

Mr Abr: Van Rincom


My last to you by post was of the 14 present and one by Robt Wiggner of the 15th present, who I hope is sailed, and maybe wth you as soone as <ly> he has aboard 91 p[iece]s Leed, 40 Ch[alders] Grindstones of the following sorts vizt 6 8 foots 30 6 foots and 30 7 foots and 20 5 foots and thirty two Ch[alders] Coales besides some <packs>, for wch you are to Receive freight 5s p[er] <packe> the disposall of my goods I Leave to your discretion Lett mee have the goods desired backe, write your Letters and bills of Landeing as from <Elleryngham>, Lett the master have w[ha]t mony he desires as I finde you <p…ke> and punctuall herein may Expect Employm[en]t accordingly  from MB

yours of the 20 present Requires Little Answer onely Expects a good price for my Grindstones for they are of these sorts wch are most in demand wth you

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