Letter – Michael Blackett to Nicholas Verlaen – 16 Nov 1675

Document Type: Letter
Date: 16 Nov 1675
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Nicholas Verlaen
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Newcastle 9ber 16th 75

Mr Nicho: Verlaen


I have before me yours of the 12th present the <f..> rye that can be bought for 3s a bush[el] & sound I will venture upon 20 or 30 last to send to your place In w[hi]ch you shall be halfe concerned but can light of none to Content as yet the dispersall of my leed is left to your discretion so do w[ha]t you thinke convenient therein I hope my goods desired are all shipt ere now <w[hi]ch> I should be Glad to heare & w[he]n you are more <in> cash you may please to send me 2 or 3000 <hundred> weight of your best 22 Gilders <hailemer> tow I do not question but you have judgement in the Commodity & will send me as Good as used to be sent to this place to others so remitt me not a farthing till this order be effected for the exchange is high by w[hi]ch I loose exceedingly so am resolved to have all Goods for the wh<…> nett proceed of all my leed In your hands and when you are in Cash I shall tell you w[ha]t Goods to send I am sory for the bad news you writt of bartho kirkhouse but God be thanked I was not Concerned in him 

I am MB

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