Letter – Michael Blackett to John Schand – 22 Oct 1675

Document Type: Letter
Date: 22 Oct 1675
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: John Schand
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Newcastle 8ber 22nd 1675

Mr Jno: Schand


I have before me yours of the 19th present with the very welcome newes of the receipt of the Leed consigned unto you by order and for acct of  Sr James Stansfield who I perceive by the sd Letter desires me to shipp as much more p[er] very first oppertunity w[hi]ch shall God willing be Observed had I got your Letter one day sooner very probable itt would have bene Shipt before now for I heard that yesterday went from here 2 small Oysters Boats with either of w[hi]ch I thinke I could have prevailed upon pretty good termes butt now that is past for future no oppertunity shall be slip[p]ed I do assure you untill your desire be fullfilled or that I receive a Contradictory order of my proceedings you shall God willing have dew advice I am MB

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