Letter – Michael Blackett to Richard Crossman – 7 Nov 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 7 Nov 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Richard Crossman
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Mr: Rich[ard]: Crossman   Ditto [Newcastle 7 November 1676]


I have before mee yo[u]rs of the 2d present for answer yo[u]r best butter is now att 15S a Firkin; but a very uncertaine Commodity itt may bee att 8S tomorrow; and p[er]haps att 12S I could lately have bought very good for 13S as above t'is att present att 15S  I can att any time upon 14/d [days] notice Supply you w[i]th w[ha]t quantity you please; but an opportunity for Oustend is very uncertaine few will now goe there for most of our Shippes are lay[e]d by I am


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