Letter – Michael Blackett to Walter Chaytor – 12 Nov 1675

Document Type: Letter
Date: 12 Nov 1675
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Walter Chaytor
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Newcastle 9ber 12 1675

Mr Walter Chaytor


I have before me yours of the 8th present and alsoe have received my Chist 6 Harnas plates & 2 salt pan plates w[hi]ch I wonder you would send me without order but seing tis Inconsiderate I will allow thereof and Have given you Creditt for the same for future never send me any thing without order but was ever such a <evil> trick done as to send me a Chist without a key pray faile not to write me upon receipt & advise me where tis for both m[aste]r & men do deny they have it I am sory for the stormy weather you have had as alsoe for the dammidge by water both at amst[erdam] and with you: I pray god Coumfort the parties Concernes: I am affraid Bartho kirkh<ouse> was In the storme & gone if so many will be utterly undone for the ship & loading was worth nigh hard £5000 as I have it reckond for my p[ar]t I was not Concerned for my father took the Leed all for his acct I am in hast[e] MB

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