Letter – Michael Blackett to Nicholas Verlaen – 5 Feb 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 5 Feb 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Nicholas Verlaen
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Newcastle feb 5 1675/6

Mr Nicho: Verlaen


I doe very much wonder that all this winter time I have nott had soe much as on[e] line from you thought I did not write you yett I thinke you might have advised me on <.> In <4..> accurdence with you and all soe how my leed mends, ships will now begin to start soe pray lett mine be putt of upon the best tearms you Can and the money remitted unto me haveing advice from Rotterdam how leed rules there and nott knowing how itt rules with you I have this day shipt 400 peices for Rotterdam w[hi]ch I intended <for you> on that Markett if I had mett with any Incouridgement from you sir I know there is good water dog In your <…>  spanels wee call them if you could mett with an Extraordinary good one and send me him carefully w[it] an account of all w[ha]t he can doe, I doe nott <valew> w[ha]t money you doe give for him and besid[e]s if a very good one you will very much oblidge

Yours To command

Michell Blackett

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