Letter – Michael Blackett to Walter Chaytor – 19 Jun 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 19 Jun 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Walter Chaytor
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Mr: Walter Chaytor          ditto 19 [Newcastle June 19th 1676]


My last to you was of the 17th present; w[hi]ch I doe hereby confirme In every p[er]ticular; Since have Rec[eive]d yo[u]rs of this date w[i]th the account of 600 p[iece]es Leed w[hi]ch I have examined found right, and booked In conformity w[i]th you I see there is noe reamedy though you sell my goodes for ready money; you will allow a p0/0 [percentage] for good paym[en]t yett I must 6/10 without itt; soe shall acquies and have patience untill I grow wiser about the Tow and Stockinges I can say noe more that w[ha]t is above; only if you please sell my Stockinges for w[ha]t they will yeild; or as you best cann; w[hi]ch I leave to yo[u]r discression and for the disposall of my Leed by Vaughan I hope you will observe my Orderes If you will nott I must have patience a While I am    M:B:

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