Letter – Michael Blackett to James Schand – 27 Nov 1675

Document Type: Letter
Date: 27 Nov 1675
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: James Schand
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Mr James Schand


According to former order I have shipped & Consigned unto you 85 p[iece]s Leed In the Adventure of Leith James Wooll m[aste]r for acct of your m[aste]r Sr James Standsfield Inclosed you have Invoyce & bill of Loading of the same the cost and Charges of w[hi]ch being £73: 3: you may with the ammount of the last percell appoynt me so soone as it shall stand with Sr James his Convenience either here or at London

here is one younge who hath a vessell <about> 40 tun and is seeking for Goods he came to me but haveing no further order th<an> for the 85 p[iece]s already shipt did acquaint him I had none I thinke he cannot be Gone before I get your answer being but newly Com’d in so if either you or Sr James will Give me any orders as to the Shiping some Leed in him they shall be Complyed withall if come in time so desireing your answer p[er] first oppertunity I crave leave remaining Sr MB

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