Letter – Michael Blackett to Robert Jackson – 1 Oct 1675

Document Type: Letter
Date: 1 Oct 1675
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Robert Jackson
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Newca[stle] 8ber primo

Mr Robert Jackson


I have before me yours of the 27th past I shall take my 20s of <kirke> when I pay him freight for the beanes but pray examine your coppy booke of Letters & se[e] when ever you advised me w[ha]t freight he was to have for I doe not remember you ever did I have writt severall times for an acct of the beanes but to that you never gave me one word in Answer Your Brother <Ripley> it seemes by his Threats & high words got primmidge & Averidge for my Leed I tooke him for one that would not have demanded any such Thing you may please se[e] by letter upon what formes he came w[hi]ch will give you satisfaction soe that I hope he will be willing to repay it without any more adoe if not he & I must speake to geather sume time or other & for <Clamering> me at rotterdam without a Cause Likewise Dickison is here but cannot be Loaden so long as these winds blowes at this rate we had 3 keeles sunck yesterday in the River some vessells have bene here 10 d[ays] & not yet Loaden but he shall be dispatched so soone as is possible of w[hi]ch be assured.

rye 4s 2d to 4s 4d Oats 18d beanes 2s 8d new w[hi]t[e] pease 4s 4d Leed £12 Coals 10s I am MB

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