Letter – Michael Blackett to Walter Chaytor – 16 Nov 1675

Document Type: Letter
Date: 16 Nov 1675
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Walter Chaytor
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Newcastle 9ber 16th 1675

Mr Walter Chaytor


I have before me yours of the 15 present I do approve of the 400 bundells of Rod Iron w[hi]ch you have bought for my acct & shiped aboard Jno Vaughan of whome I shall alsoe call for the keys you omitted to send me p[er] Tho Richardson vessell & when I receive an acct of the Rods shall place the ammount to your Creditt & w[ha]t you shall be In disburse may frely valew upon me for now I can send you no Leed whereby you might reimburse youre selfe nor is my friend at Amst[erdam] in cash upon my acct send be [me] no spanish Iron for tis prohabited in this place that any shall come from Holland  Vaughan not yet arrived I hope may be here shortly I doe not understand the reason of your giveing as much for <sull> pan plates as for harnas pan plates for the latter is ½ as deare againe (and more) here than the former w[hi]ch pray unriddle me I am sory for the news you writt me of Mr Davisson & Major Henry Belarys w[hi]ch I did Impart to Wm & Ellen Davisson who was In my house w[he]n your letter came to hand this being the need full I remaine MB

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