Letter – Michael Blackett to Walter Chaytor – 28 Sep 1675

Document Type: Letter
Date: 28 Sep 1675
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Walter Chaytor
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Newcastle 7ber 28th 1675

Mr Walter Chaytor


My last was of the 11th present to which refers you since have received yours of the 20th ditto most of it I suppose my father hath Answered being his concerne. I long till I have some newes of John Tucker I wish he may be in Salvo for of late we have had cruell Blowing weather if it please god he arrive well pray dispose of my Leed for my most advatidge & as you are in cash remitt the same I pray unto Mr Nicho. Verlaen Merchant in Rotterdam pray at your leisure advise me the price of Hollands Rodds such as you sent before of spanish Iron narrow & broad of the very finest Tow of the best & middleing tow of fine & ordinary pound flax blew Lint & of blew snuite & pray be adviseing me one a weeke of the price of Leed & coales with you this being the needfull I am MB

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