Letter – Michael Blackett to John Strother – 28 Jul 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 28 Jul 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: John Strother
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Mr Jo: Strother       Ditto [Newcastle 28 July 1676]


      My last to you was of the 19th June: 76: to which referres you Since have Rec[eive]d yo[u]res of the 14th and 22d past first p[er] Gothenburg and the latter p[er] W[illia]m Leacke who God be thanked is well arrived herew[i]th you will have a letter from M[e]ss[eu]rs Bankes of Hambrough [Hamburg] to that purpose that they will accept yo[u]r bill or bills for the Rf.  400: that you are Indisbursse for mee Soe you may chardge itt w[ha]t you please after receipt hereof, And for the disposall of my last I leave itt to yo[u]r discression; nott doubtinge butt you will doe for mee therein as for yo[u]r selfe and after disposall of the same if you cann light of a conveniencey for this Port bee pleased to Shipp mee the Nett p[ro]ceed thereof of w[ha]t sort of Iron you can best meete withall; but bee sure itt bee of the best Iron and finest Mettle that is to bee procured, otherwise remitte mee the money to Mes[seu]rs Bankeses or to Mr Nicho: Verlane of Amsterdam; whether tis most for my Advantage ~ you Charge one ere for p[ai]d the Pylott To the Dallures and Land Sort Rf  60 butt seeinge the s[ai]d Pylott went noe further Then to the Dallures; as Mr L: [Lecke] advises mee I hope you will pay him noe more than is good and right and doe mee good In account the remaynder I am    M:B:

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