Letter – Michael Blackett to Anthony Allaire – 7 Jan 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 7 Jan 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Anthony Allaire
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Newcastle Jan: 7d 1675/6

Mr An: Allaire


I had before me yours of the 22d past under Covert of one from Mr Peter Bar who writes me, that you desires to know the spedious way to Convey Letters unto me, w[hi]ch Is to direct them unto M: B mar<…>]t In Newcastle via London and they will Come safe to my hands this pray observe for future, my vessell Called the <own……> Lane of Newcastle whereof Wm Leck Is m[aste]r Is now prepareing to begin her voyadge who Is bound soe soone as please God he arrives In Charles Lebois Road to give you notice of his arrivall there, and wheather place you order him too viz <suder> or Ree he Is bound to goe there soe it Is Left to your Chose, I pray order him to w[hi]ch place you thing for my advantidge he Is noe <opiniatre> soe much from it, that I doe not question, but you will find him very sivell [civil] and Ready to doe any thing that will tend to my advantidge, but pray take notice for his Loading I must not have him to ly ashore but ly of and his Loading Carried to him In boats and secondly if In case he brings you any Goods your are to take them out, where you order him <to> Load, and not Confine him to Come to Rochell for the unloading thereof, these too artikels pray be observe, as you are In disbourse for me may please to Reambourse your selfe upon me, payable In any house In London where you plea<se> and your Bills shall be honnor by M <B>

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