Letter – Michael Blackett to Richard Crossman – 15 Sep 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 15 Sep 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Richard Crossman
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Mr Richard Crossman     Newcastle 7ber [September] the 15th 1676


I have Since my letter found out a Vessell for yo[u]r purpose; Soe In Conformity to yo[u]r order have Shipped and Consigned unto Mr Jacques Hays of Ostend 40 Caskes of Round Potters Oare [Note 1.] amounting unto as p[er] the Inclosed account thereof £71:4:9d w[hi]ch Sume this day have vallued upon you payable 6/d [days] After Sight to M[esseu]rs Hum: Willett and Compa[ny] or Order to w[hi]ch pray lett the needfull Honour bee given; The s[ai]d Inclosed account will Certifie unto you the Shipp and Ma[ste]r name and next Post God willinge will send you a Bill of Loadinge, and if att any other time I can Serve you upon all occasions pray freely dispose of him that is Realy  

Potter's Ore - A premium product so-named because of its use in (green) lead glazes.

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