Letter – Michael Blackett to Michael Clipsham – 24 Sep 1675

Document Type: Letter
Date: 24 Sep 1675
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Michael Clipsham
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Mr Mich. Chipsham


I have before me yours of the 18 present Tho Dickeson not yet Arrived I pray god he may be in salvo for we have had of late cru<el> winds & God knows severall vessels lost if please god he arrive I shall doe the needfull with your 12 <..> prunes & act as well as I c<an> for your most advantidge & the m[aste]rs & I shall make another computation of w[ha]t Coales he can conveniently take in which businesse God willing shall be Ordered well enough Leed £12 p[er] fodder of  21 cwts Coales 10s p[er] Chalder rye 4s to 4s 4d beanes 2s 9d Oats 20d malt 3s <wt> pease if new & good 4s 2d p[er] bush[el] of 8 gall[ons] winchester measure I am M Blackett

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