Letter – Michael Blackett to Nicholas Verlaen – 30 Oct 1675

Document Type: Letter
Date: 30 Oct 1675
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Nicholas Verlaen
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Newcastle 8ber 30th 75

Mr Nico: Verlaen


My last to you was of the 23rd prsent to w[hi]ch refers you since not any of yours so the lesse at present to Inlarge upon this being Chiefly to advise you that the 400 p[iece]s Leed shipt on Bartho Kirkhouse is all upon my fathers acct so if he come to your port booke the same accordingly I cannot as yet meet with any good rye 3s if you can give 3s <..> and doe thinke that any good will be done thereby pray advise me p[er] first for the sooner the Better & I will willingly be halfe concerned with you therein I here there is much Corne comes to this place from hence so I thinke if others find profitt we shall be no loosers for I am sure I can buy it as cheap as others can do or otherwise I am much mistaken I doe long till I heare my goods desired are shipt I am sory your markett for leed is no better but patience a while & I hope it will mend w[hi]ch would be very welcome news unto MB

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