Letter – Michael Blackett to Robert Jackson – 23 Oct 1675

Document Type: Letter
Date: 23 Oct 1675
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Robert Jackson
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Mr Robt Jackson


haveing none of yours to answer I have very little at present to Inlarge upon this serveing Ch[i]efly for Covert to the Inclosed 2 accts which I am forced to make out to myselfe by the sume you will se[e] here dew to your father £1: 2: 10: and to your selfe £17: 16: 9d which is £18: 19: 7 so pay your father £1: 2: 10 and there will be dew to you from my father w[hi]ch I know you may demand upon a minuits warning or if you thinke fitt that I should receive it let me have a bill at sight upon by bro: for the same or order them to pay it unto me it will be all one Tho: Kirke was here this day to whome I pd freight for the beanes according as he delivered here and after the rate of 6s 8d p[er] last if your agreement was not accordingly pray se[e] to get it rectified – I have got my 20<.> of him Mr Brabant went from hence this day to dismisse the Coll<…> Mr Colquitt I am Informed by every hand Jno Eden will survive him but that to your selfe & pray remember me kindly to him if you please my respects to y[ou]r selfe good wife and all relationes about you as you se[e] them I remaine MB

The addition to Mr Nicho: verlaen Letter of 23d Jno Tucker went for Rott[erdam] & the other day I received the bad newes of Richd Streeter being cast away God send better newes for the future & more profitable p[er] first opertunity I shall expect my goods desired but send me no Iron Chist for I am provided I desire that you never straiten your self for monies upon my acct If you be not in call order Mr Chaytor to remitt you or your may at any time freely draw upon me payable in London what ever you shall be in disburse for me I can meet with no Rye for 3s the present price is now 3 ½ s & 4d oats 20d w[hit]e pease 4s beanes 2s 9d to 3s Leed £12p[er] fodder Coales 10s p[er] Ch[alder] I am MB

This is in answer to yours of the 18 present

The additione to Mr Walter Chaytors letter 23d I have received yours of the 18th present with a second bill for £100 formerly remitted as alsoe a <primo> Bill for £100 more drawne by Henry Hope upon Wm Gull of London w[hi]ch I have sent to procure acceptance & payment & have booked the same In Conformity with you I will have no Harnas plates for they will not turne to acct but you may send me 2 3 or 400 bundells Rod Iron provided you can get them for Gilders 6 p[er]% but above that rate I cannot afford to give pray advise me once a weeke of the price of Spanish Iron both narrow flat & square Mr Verlaen writes me he will have occatione for noe money so as money comes In upon my acct be remitting as formerly I will rely upon an Iron Chist from you I am MB

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