Letter – Michael Blackett to Abraham Van Rincom – 23 Feb 1678

Document Type: Letter
Date: 23 Feb 1678
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Abraham Van Rincom
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Abraham Vanrancome


      If itt stand wth your convenience I desire to renew our former corespondence, offereing you of my readyness to serve you in this place upon all accations, & when either Leed, Coale, Grind stones or Butter, gives any profitt wth you upon the least notice of the prices from you may come to send you some Small Supplyes and I very much wonder that I never had a letter from you since I Came out of Holland

      I am Credibly Informed that very often one may meet wth a very good penneworth of Right Sweeds Iron In your place pray make the best Enquiry you Can and advise mee p[er] first how Could buy tenn or twenty tonn of 3 Inch broad Flatt or there abouts rather above 3 then under and as much of Inch square rather under than above of Right Sweeds and good mettle and to bee gott for Seven Gilders or under your £100: - I Could Hazard to venture £200:  or £300: pray Excuse the trouble and if you please afford your Answer as soone as you Conveniently Cann unto MB

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