Letter – Michael Blackett to Richard Crossman – 29 Jul 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 29 Jul 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Richard Crossman
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Mr Rich: Cros[s]man:      Newcastle  July the 29th: [16]76


I have before mee yo[u]rs of the 24th present by w[hi]ch I doe very well understand w[ha]t Sort of Stuff t'is you desire I can furnish you att any time w[i]th w[ha]t quantity you please provided you will give mee 3 weekes or a Monethes notice aforehand; wee call itt here Potters Oare.  And is allwayes Sold about £7 p[er] Tonn free aboard at present I may come to gett you 5S abated, att w[hi]ch price If you cann make yo[u]r account I should be gladd to Serve you; And Soe I remayne

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

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