Letter – Michael Blackett to Walter Chaytor – 23 Oct 1675

Document Type: Letter
Date: 23 Oct 1675
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Walter Chaytor
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Newcastle 8ber 23rd 75


My last unto you was of the 19th present by Bartho: Kirkhouse by whome I have shipped and Consigned unto you (provided he come to your port for perhaps he may goe for Amst[erdam] [)] 400 p[iece]s Leed w[hi]ch after good arrivall you are to receive & dispose there of to the best of your knowledge for the most advantidge paying the m[aste]r 10 st[uyvers] p[er] p[iece] freight with a St[uyver] upon a gilder for primidge and averidge but I cannot at present Informe you how much or w[ha]t quantity of the parcell is upon my acct for I have left it to my fathers <Coyce> to take w[hi]ch part he pleaseth who is at present in London but the needfull advice you will undoubtedly have from him p[er] first opertunity and according to his advice pray be pleased to booke the same accordingly 

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