Letter – Michael Blackett to John Legendre – 11 Sep 1675

Document Type: Letter
Date: 11 Sep 1675
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: John Legendre
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Newcastle 7ber 11d 75

Mr Jno Legendre


I have received yours of the 11d pres[en]t, In the first place pray take notice that the Companie Is seperated and I for future am to act for my selfe, soe that I have noe leed but w[ha]t I buy of whome sells Cheapest, I have now a parcell that I Can afford for £12 p[er] foder, first penny, If you buy any In towne Cheaper I am much mistaken If an opportunity pres[en]t soone for Rouen I shall ship you 200 p[iece]s according to your desire but an opportunity being uncertaine, I desire to know wheather I shall keepe you 400 p[iece]s yea or noe, but you Cannot expect the freight soe Cheape as you mention, if you will leave it to me, I will doe for you as if it were for my selfe, if you resolve of any quantity I thought it good to acquaint you that though it be not shipped yet I shall have accation to draw some mony upon you In p[ayment]t thereof w[hi]ch pray take Into Consederation, and afford me your answar p[er] first unto MB

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