Letter – Michael Blackett to Henry Maister – 4 May 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 4 May 1677
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Henry Maister
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Henry Maister   						Newcastle May the 4th 1677


I have before mee yo[u]rs of the 24th and 27th past the former by John Hargrave and the latter by Post the 350 Ends of Iron I have Re[ceive]d and now I must tell you that noe Iron was nigh soe good as the first p[ar]cell; this last parcell is the worst of all nott soe good as the other by 10s in the Tonn I did expect it should bee better Scarce a barr under Inch in the whole parcell; but noe reamedy but patience onely I will have noe more of that size for have allready from you w[hi]ch may lye in my handes longe enough in respect itt beinge nott sizable for this place

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