Letter – Michael Blackett to Edward Willett – 28 Dec 1675

Document Type: Letter
Date: 28 Dec 1675
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Edward Willett
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Stockton xber 28 1675

Mr Ed: Willett


I am here keeping my Christmas & thought good to advise you from hence, that I left order at home to Shipp you 200 p[iece]s of Leed by John Fuller a vessell Coming to le Gendre by my next you shall God willinge have both Invoyce & Bill of Loadinge I have writt to Mr Coquemar to Receive them, when pleases God Shipp Arrives soe <bond> the same & give him your order for the disposall thereof after to send them up to you or otherwise as you shall see cause w[hi]ch I leave to your discression for the freight you are to pay le <..end> <.d> 20 <s…s> p[er] Pigg free of all Chardges till Landed att Havre dee grace I pray Inquire if on[e] Jno Huntinge                         bee in your <River> if hee be Arreast him on my Suite for £100 the business is I freighted him for Amsterdam; And lent him 10<s> upon bottomry hee Intendinge severall voyages for w[hi]ch I was to have £13: upon his Arrivall att Stockton; But the youth when hee was att Amsterdam minded his bill & tooke a freight & in short tis neare a yeare about 2 years I can not Catch him; I heare hee is in France if w[i]th you mak<e> him honest & gett mee my £13 & what more you can for the Interest of it & not p[er]formeing <n[o]th[ing]> more I am MB

I am affrayd my Greate Concerne is lost you kno[w] w[ha]t <you> sent mee <Vale> I every Post expect an account of any Leed from you & Bills for the Nett p[ro]ceed

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