Letter – Michael Blackett to Nicholas Verlaen – 17 Sep 1675

Document Type: Letter
Date: 17 Sep 1675
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Nicholas Verlaen
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Newcastle 7ber 17 1675

Mr Nich: Verlaen


My Last was of the 14 present to w[hi]ch refers you, Since none from you soe the lesse att present to Inlarge upon that being chiefly to advise you that I have shipped & consigned unto you by the welcome of London Richd Streeter M[aste]r 400 p[iece]s Leed which after good arrivall you are desired to receive & dispose thereof for my most advantidge paying the m[aste]r 10 Stuyvers p[er] piece freight with a stuyver upon a Gilder for primidge & adveridge my father consigns unto you 400 p[iece]s more by sd vessell but they are easily distinguished the one from the other though neither have any particular marke for all mine are round at both ends & at bottome whereas my fathers have all one broad end & almost flatt at bottome w[hi]ch pray mind & take care that the one be not mixed with the other & to sellar them so that each be layd by Themselves; I hope Bartho: Kirkhouse is arrived ere this: & that Richard Streeter who sailed this morning will be with you as soone as this

Good newes of which would be very acceptable unto MB

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