Letter – Michael Blackett to James Standsfield – 24 Sep 1675

Document Type: Letter
Date: 24 Sep 1675
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: James Standsfield
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Honnoured Sr To Sr James Standefield 

I have got shipped & consined unto mr Jno Schand upon your former order 85 p[iece]s Leed which was all the Convenience that offered till this day that I could here of & for the Same I was forced to promise £3 <…> freight as p[er] Bill of Loading sent Mr Schand unto whome I have alsoe sent the Invoyce w[hi]ch doth Ammount unto the sume of £73: 1: = & have desired Mr Schand to place the same to my Creditt. And at his leisure to remitt me the same either in bill payable here or at London whether stand<s> most for your convenience now Sr this is all that is shipped of the 20 fodder you desired & the time being past viz 10 7ber which you stinted me two for the shipping of the same I now thought <it> convenient to signifie the same unto you and desire to know whether you will have any more shipped upon the same Termes at £12 p[er] fodder first penny yea or no for now small Boats will be coming with Oysters who will be glad of any freight back your answer at your leisure be pleased to afford unto MB

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