Letter – Michael Blackett to Walter Chaytor – 18 Aug 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 18 Aug 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Walter Chaytor
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Mr Walter Chaytor    Ditto [Newcastle 18 August 1676]


My last to you was of the 15th present to w[hi]ch Referrs you Since none from you soe the less to Inlardge upon I have onely to advise you this last parcell of Tow as one Matt Soe. I never had Tow more dredfull nor worse; the Customer hath Cheated you <baserly>; for I shall say no more onely that I will have noe more Tow from Holland for I find the Hollandders nott to here deall welle; such Cheates they putt upon men as Can nott be Endorsed; by this p[ar]cell I thinke I shall loose well nigh £20 w[hi]ch is <bad> dealeing In a £50 Adventure noe Reamedy but patience  I am    MB:

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