Letter – Michael Blackett to Nicholas Verlaen – 28 Jul 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 28 Jul 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Nicholas Verlaen
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Mr Nicho: Verlane      Ditto [Newcastle 28 July 1676]


      My last to you was of the 26th May 1676 To w[hi]ch referres you Since have Rec[eive]d yo[u]rs of the 22d present whereby takes notice that all my Leed is Sold Exceptinge 13 p[iec]es Sir if any money be In Cash or that you dare trust mee till moneyes be In Cash I desire you to send mee 6 Kittes and 6 Fagattes. of the very best Steele that is to be procured in yo[u]r place and upon sight of yo[u]r account if the same I will doe itt you good in account ~

      I give you many thankes for yo[u]r toaken. Leed noW £11 p[er] fudder Coales 7S p[er] Chalder Rye £12 p[er] last beanes 2s 2d p[er] bushell; Oats 12d Malt 2S 6d Wheate 3S 6d Pease 3S p[er] bushell I am glad of the Safe arrivall of soe many Shippes w[it]h you and am without any long Complem[en]t      M:B:

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