Letter – Michael Blackett to Walter Chaytor – 4 Apr 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 4 Apr 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Walter Chaytor
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Newcastle Aprill 4d 1676

Mr Walter Chaytor


I writt you the 28th past, unto w[hi]ch be pleased to be referred I have now before mee yours of the 16th & 24th past, the former by Jno Va[ug]han with your toaken to my wife, who desires to be kindely remembered unto you & thankes you for the same, I must thanke you also fore the Bitch, But am vexed to advise you shee is Stolne {?stolen], I hope yett to make some sharply pay for soe doeinge, But Sr if shee cost you any thinge pray putt itt to my account for I desire her nott att your loss I hope ere this Jno Vaughan will be safely arrived by whome you will receive upon my account 600 peece of Leed, w[hi]ch God sendinge well to hand be pleased to Receive & dispose there of for my most advantage paying the Master 9 <.> p[er] p[eice]s freight w[i]th a St[uyver] upon a Gi[l]der primidge & Averidge, the disposall of my Leed I Leave freely to your discression soe lett itt bee putt off soe soone as you can & before any more supplyes come & lett mee have as quick a returne as formerly w[hi]ch pleases mee very well I have nott examined your account but God willinge will doe itt a<…> next & then will advise you how I finde the same - I pray minde my business with Huntington if you can meete w[i]th him I intend you some Stockings shortly for a tryall & if any profitt, more you shall have hereafter but w[ha]t is your meaneing of desireinge this may come by Stockdan [?Stockton] w[hi]ch pray lett mee know, if any advantige to mee I will doe itt you say you can send mee w[ha]t Tow I desire, w[hi]ch is very well pray by every concerneing of Shippinge send mee a thousand weight of 22 gilder Harlemer Tow & a thousand weight of Snuit, if to be gott under 25 Gilders & when you have noe money of myne In your hands, upon your advice of the buying or Shipping Thereof I will remitt you the money & allow you Intrest for the time you shall be in disburss – doe w[ha]t you w[i]ll with my Leed either sell itt att price Cur[re]nt or keepe itt a while whether you think most for my advantage, for I leave it to you & am MB

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