Letter – Michael Blackett to Abraham Van Rincom – 28 Sep 1675

Document Type: Letter
Date: 28 Sep 1675
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Abraham Van Rincom
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Newcastle 7 ber 28th

Mr Abraham Van Rincom


I have recd your kind letter of the 24th present to w[hi]ch I thought good to give you 2 or 3 lines in answer thought it will be worth your postidge I take notice mr ward is gone for London & hath left his businesse in your hands soe you desire my corrispondency w[hi]ch is not worth desireing for y<ou> know the company is seperated & that I have neither Lead nor Coales of my owne but that I have little or no dealeing at all for Holland but if I had any for ould acquaintance I would as soon trouble you therewith as any other I know of Though some time or other we may have sume dealeings Togeather soe at your Leisure acquant me with the price of <HR> in bundells of fine spanish Iron both narrow & broad or very fine tow of the best middleing Tow of fine pound flax blew Lint of ordinary pound flax blew Lint & of fine Blew snuite if any will Turne to acct here will willingly adventure £50: or £100 and advise you in dew time whome in London shall <d[ef]ray> your moneys. Leed here £12 p[er] fodder Coales 10<s> p[er] Ch[alder] Rye 4s 2d to 4s 6d beanes 2s 8d to 3s <s> w[hi]t[e] pease 4s 2d to 4s 8d  Oats 20d p[er] bush[ell] of 8 gall[ons] winchester measure If at anytime I can doe you any service in these parts upon all occation you may if you please freely command MB

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