Letter – Michael Blackett to Walter Chaytor – 30 Oct 1675

Document Type: Letter
Date: 30 Oct 1675
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Walter Chaytor
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Mr Walter Chaytor


My last to you was of the 23rd present to w[hi]ch refers you since have received yours of the 29 present with an acct of my 400 p[iece]s Leed w[hi]ch I have examined found right & booked accordingly – pray take notice that the 400 p[iece]s Leed shipt in Bartho: Kirkhouse is all upon my fathers proper acct so if he come to your port pray booke the same accordingly the 2 bills for £91: < st[erlin]g> I have received & placed the same in Conformity with you – If you <light> of any Rod Iron for Gilder 6 p[er]% for above that price I will not give & that you buy me 2 3 or 400 bundells you may valew upon me w[ha]t money you shall want payable in london & your bills shall be dew<ly> Honnoured I take notice your have bought me an Iron Chist which is well I hope ere this tis shiped for w[hi]ch have Creditted your acct according to your advice of its cost £59: 7: 8  I am MB

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