Letter – Michael Blackett to Tempest Rayne – 23 Sep 1678

Document Type: Letter
Date: 23 Sep 1678
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Tempest Rayne
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Newcastle 7ber 23 1678

Mr Tempest Rayne


This Comes to accompany Mr Roger Kempe Comander of the assistance frigatt of Yarmouth, In whome I have Loaden and Consyned unto you 16 Ch[alders] Coales, newcastle measure and 6 Ch[alders] Grindstones wch after good Arrivall bee pleasd to Receive and dispose thereof att price Curr[en]t for w[ha]t they will yield and the Nett proceed Reshipp mee in Nutmegg and mace, but rather all nutmeggs, I writt you yesterday p[er] post to put them in two or three tow baggs, but since have Reflected otherwise, hee d[eliver]d them onely to the master, and he will take Care of them, the master will demand of you £100 wch Lett him have, and draw that upon mee, and if you Can Light of a parcell of good nutmeggs, and Cheape, I doe not valew If you Imploy £200: more than the proceed of the goods and draw the whole £300 together I Cannot Inlardge soe remaines MB 

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