Letter – Michael Blackett to Nicholas Verlaen – 23 Oct 1675

Document Type: Letter
Date: 23 Oct 1675
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Nicholas Verlaen
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Newcastle 8ber 23rd

Mr Nicho: Verlaen


My last unto you was of the 19 present by Bartho: Kirkhouse by whome I have shiped and consigned unto you provided he come to your port for perhaps he may Goe for Rott[erdam] 400 p[iece]s Leed which after good arrivall you are to receive & to dispose thereof to the best of your knouledge for the most advantidge paying the m[aste]r 10 st[uyvers] p[er] p[iece] freight with a st[uyver] upon a Gilder for primidg[e] & Averidge but I cannot at present Informe you how much or w[ha]t quantity of the parcell is upon my acct for I have left it to my fathers <Choyce> to take w[ha]t part he pleaseth who is at present in London but the needfull advice you will undoubtedly have from him p[er] first oppertunity and according to his advice pray be pleased to booke the same accordingly

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