Letter – Michael Blackett to Samuel Sowton – 21 Mar 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 21 Mar 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Samuel Sowton
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Newcastle March the 21st 1675/6

Mr Samuell Sowton

I have before mee yours of the 1<2>th present & accordinge to your desire did deliver the Inclosed unto my Cousin Wm Blackett w[i]th my owne hands, who said little butt that he onely desired answer from you to his of the 14th present – [struck out: from you to his] for answer To the Remaynder of your letter, I doe thanke you for your kinde <proffer>, butt the little profitt that will accreu [accrue] thereby Considering your Rates, hath mad[e] mee alter my resolution of haveing either Pitch or Tarr from Stockholme, besides you are uncertayne whether you can furnish mee w[i]th any or nott, soe shall say noe more but that I am MB

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