Letter – Michael Blackett to John Horsham – 8 Feb 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 8 Feb 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: John Horsham
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Newcastle feb 8 1675/6

Mr John Horsham


Of late I have not any from you soe the lesse <to> Inlarge upon this being Ch[i]efly to accompeny the bearer hereof Mr Will Laike m[aste]r of the owners Love of Newcastle In whome I have Loaden And Consigned unto you 87 Chalder of Coales this <meas…> w[hi]ch after good arrivall be pleased to <reaceivd>  <……> and dispose thereof for my most advantadge the m[aste]r <…> pay noe Charges w[ha]tsoever w[hi]ch makes me thinke w[hi]ch m<akes> me thinke he will have occation for little or noe money but lett him have w[ha]t he desires and take a noate under his hand for <th..> as soe much need In p<aymen>t of his fr[e]ight

Noe Lead to be procurd for reason soe could not send you any his Coales are of the best In River TIne and good <k/Laeing> Coales soe that I hope they will find quick vent as moneys come In be pl<eased> to remitt the same to Mr Henry Nelthorpe Gold smith att the Rose In Lombard street for the acct of him that <de….> without Expidition and Rests

Yours to Command

Mich Blackett

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