Letter – Michael Blackett to George Spilman – 3 Sep 1678

Document Type: Letter
Date: 3 Sep 1678
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: George Spilman
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Geo Spilman


I formerly writt you two letters, desireing you would please to advise mee w[ha]t g[oo]ds merchants that trades for Mercielles would demand for freight of 50 or 60 tonn of Leed and Leed Oare, and if Reasonable would make itt ready for them

I now desire you will please to Enquire of your merchants that trades for Legorne w[ha]t they will demand freight for 20 Last of wheat and beanes how much for each and if they will make a bulks head for itt, and be Reasonable, I will provide that likewise your Answer pray dispatch unto MB

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