Letter – Michael Blackett to John Strother – 18 Dec 1675

Document Type: Letter
Date: 18 Dec 1675
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: John Strother
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Newcastle xber the 18th 1675

Mr Jno Strother


My last to you was of the 14th present to which refers you since none from you soe the Lesse to Inlarge upon this serveing Chiefly to second my former & to desire you that all my Goods may be as is desired and that you would please to take care that the Iron be the very finest & best mettle the pitch and Tarr as is before expressed for your money draw all upon Mr Peter Wattso[n] and Mr fran: Townley of Hamb<urg> who will accept your Bills for I perceive that the king of Denmarke will have occatione for money at Hambuarg so no[t] doubting but you will seke my most advantidge I do not questione but you will take the most propper time and Imbrace the heighest motions for Exchange which may tend very much for my advantidge but pray draw no more then is needfull for I am very Confident my salt when please God it arrives will find ready vent and till then I shall be very willing to allow you Interest for the time you shall be in disburse but if you cannot do me this kindnesse I cannot help it and must submitt so let nothing hinder your buying of my Goods when a good oppertunity presents as I suppose it will doe in the beginning feb: w[he]n people will want money & will be Glad to sell there Commodities so take the best opertunity for my advantidge: and buy and draw where you please w[hi]ch I leave to your discretione God willing I will write you every weke but at present am in Hast[e] so forced to Conclude but before I do let me assure you that I am MB
Mr Strother in Stockholm.

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