Letter – Michael Blackett to John Strother – 25 Mar 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 25 Mar 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: John Strother
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Newcastle March the 25 1676


Mr Jno Strother

My last to you was of the 21 March 1675/6 to w[hi]ch referrs you since have Rec[eive]d yours of the 26th past I cannott helpe the deareness of Iron noe reamedy but patience I hope you will buy it for mee as Cheape as you can w[hi]ch is all I can desire, for the length, breadth & thickness of the pann Plates you have allready my Order, soe can say noe more to that peticular Mr Sowton cannott assure mee of any Tarr, soe pray lett my last bee observed, w[hi]ch this onely serves to confirme, I take notice you have bought 150 <….> Iron for mee, w[i]th w[hi]ch I am content as you reinburss your selfe, I make noe question but your Bill will be honored & soe I remayne MB

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