Letter – Michael Blackett to Michael Clipsham – 15 Oct 1675

Document Type: Letter
Date: 15 Oct 1675
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Michael Clipsham
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
  • Transcription
  • Comments (0)
  • Change font
    If columns/tables do not appear straight, change font
Newcastle 8ber 15th 1675

Mr Mich: Chipsham


I have before me yours of the 9th present Inclosed you have an acct of the 12 p[iece]s prunes the nett proceed being £22: 7: 2d I have placed to your acct <curr[en]tt> w[hi]ch you may either draw upon me at sight or order me to pay it to whome you thinke Convenient In this place & the Contents of your Answer shall be Complyed withall. Let Mr Swynocke beleve w[ha]t he pleases I was never no Juglar & tis now to late to begin If any will not beleve that they are sould let them peruse the acct wherein they have the mens names to whome sould who are able Substanciall Merchants in this Towne and will give to such full satisfaction at any time your order and Mr Jacksons both were possitively to sell at price <curr[en]tt> severall merchants I tryed more than I did; I could not procure so I know no reason for your writeing as you doe for if you can make itt appeare that I sould them without order I will give you twice the valew of them nor was it so weake an Action as you Imagine for they were Thought here by understanding men to be very well sould: In short they were sould & d[elivere]d according to the acct & I cannot help what quarrelling there will be for takeing your order into Consideration I thinke you cannot with reason blame MB

Leave a comment

We welcome further information or corrections on topics and incidents mentioned in individual letters. It might take a while before your comments are checked for adding to public view within the website. We cannot undertake further research in response to questions.

Your email is never published nor shared. Required fields are marked *


General Discussion
Suggested correction or addition


  Return to search results or refine/create new search
The Dukesfield Smelters and Carriers Project aimed to celebrate and discover the heritage of the Dukesfield Arches & lead carriers' routes between Blaydon and the lead mines of Allendale and Weardale. A two year community project, it was led by the Friends of the North Pennines in partnership with Hexhamshire and Slaley Parish Councils and the active support of Allendale Estates. It was funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and the generous support of other sponsors. Friends of the North Pennines: Charity No:1137467