Letter – Michael Blackett to Walter Chaytor – 5 Feb 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 5 Feb 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Walter Chaytor
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Mr Walter Chaytor


I have not writt you this Long time for want to occatione this is Chiefly to advise you that I have this day shiped and Consigned unto you by the Jno of Newcastle Jno Vaughten m[aste]r 400 p[iece]s Leed which after Good arrivall be pleased to receive and dispose thereof for my most advantidge paying the m[aste]r 10 <stuyvers> p[er] p<.> freight with a  <stuyver> upon a Gilder for primidge & Averidge next post God willing I shall send you a bill of Loading I do not questione butt you will make me quick returnes as formerly you have done w[hi]ch if so so long as your markett gives any Incouridgement you shall want neither Leed not Coales but I must tell you and I hope you will not take it ill that you are In my opinion very much to Blame that in so long time as you have bene silent never to give me advice of Occurrences with you for though winter time yet no harme if I knew the price of those Commodities with you pray Excuse me if you thinke me to blame – the Rennish wine is Indifferent the cost thereof have placed to your Creditt I must trouble you once more I know there is Good water Doggs (spanniells as we call them <)> In your place; if you could buy a good one for me and send me Carefully you would very much Oblidge Sr MB

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