Letter – Michael Blackett to Peter Barr – 5 May 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 5 May 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Peter Barr
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Mr. Peter Bar	                           ditto [Newcastle May 5th 1676]


I have before mee yo[u]rs of the 29th past, Mr Allaire [Allaine] hath left mee above £20:=:= my desire in every letter to him was to keepe mee indemnified from demaridge, Butt for all that and all his fayre promises of dispatchinge the vessell In 3 or 4 dayes shee was noe less then 25 dayes: 15 dayes demaridge att 40s p[er] diem; nay worst of all the Ma[ste]r hath made protest, how I come off I know nott Butt for all this I have accepted his Bill for the Amount of my Vesseles Loadinge and that upon yo[u]r account I am willinge to pass itt by, all the reason I can give from Mr Allaire [Allaine] is that hee will dispatch my Vessell the next time Sooner   I am    MB:

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