Letter – Michael Blackett to Nicholas Verlaen – 27 May 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 27 May 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Nicholas Verlaen
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Mr Nicho: Verlane	                          Newcastle May the 27th : [16]76


My last to you was of the 23th of May 76 to w[hi]ch referres you Since have yo[u]rs of the 29 present w[i]th 2 Bills of £190 for w[hi]ch have Credited yo[u]r Account Currant £2126:13:8d In Conformity w[i]th you I am Certaine John Huntington was w[i]th you but not noe more of that Leed £11:10s p[er] fod[der] Coales 7s p[er] Chalder; Rye 3s3d p[er] Bushell Malt 2s3d barley 2s2d Oats 15d wt Pease 3s6d beanes 2s4d I hope ere this came to hand you will have Sold all my Leed, and remitted mee the Nett p[ro]ceed thereof w[hi]ch will bee to the greate satisfaction of M:B:

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