Letter – Michael Blackett to Hugh Mason – 18 Nov 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 18 Nov 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Hugh Mason
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Mr Hugh Mason      Ditto [Newcastle 18 November 1676]


Att yo[u]r leasure bee pleased to advise mee how all Sortes of Iron Rules w[i]th you Especially Socke Mouldes Coulter Mouldes; Pann Plates and Storoker [stroker] Plates; If a quantity bee desired I hope you will use mee as well as another yo[u]r Money shall bee well pay[e]d my Respects to your self and good Wife I remayne

1. ‘Sock’ and ‘Coulder’ and ‘Mo[u]ld board’ are parts of a plough. Pann plates could be plates for building salt-pans for salt production from salt water

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