Letter – Michael Blackett to Nicholas Verlaen – 1 Oct 1675

Document Type: Letter
Date: 1 Oct 1675
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Nicholas Verlaen
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Mr Nicho: Verlaen


My last to you was of the 28th 7ber to which refers you since have received yours of this date with the welcome newes of Bartho: Kirkhouse his Good arrivall for w[hi]ch god be praised the disposall of my Leed is left to your discretion not doubting but you will doe for me as for your selfe and I hope before my last came to hand you will be as much in cash as will buy the above mentioned Goods w[hi]ch if soe then Desire you to write to mr Walter Chaytor of Rotterdam to the effect that he shall not need to remitt you any money upon my acct but if it soe fall out that you cannot sell my Leed to content then may write him to remitt you as much as you shall have Occatione for who will Observe your order haveing my order for soe doeing, & as you are in cash pray be remitting unto Mr Henry Nelthorpe Gouldsmith at the rose in Lambert Streett for my acctt as I find quick returnes & any Incouridgement in the <lead> shall make bould to trouble you more here after I wish streeter may be well Good newes of whome would be very acceptable unto MB

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