Letter – Michael Blackett to Walter Chaytor – 6 Jun 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 6 Jun 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Walter Chaytor
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Mr Walter Chaytor            ditto [Newcastle June 6th 1676]


My last to you was of the 26th of May last past To w[hi]ch referrs you Since have Recvd yours of the 1 mo and 2d present In your former have the Invoyce of the 1000C Tow w[hi]ch have booked In conformity w[i]th you, But I never see fine Tow soe done up in all my life how ever by Jno Vaughan  send mee another 1000C by whome you will receive 3 or 400 p[ie]ces of Leed upon my account w[hi]ch after arrivall bee pleased to receive and disbursse thereof upon arrivall for as much as you can gett, and lett mee have moneyes remitted w[i]th all speed, this is my order w[hi]ch if you observe nott; I must trye if others will, And by my next you shall bee Advised the certayne number of p[ie]ces Leed w[hi]ch now I can nott doe the Ma[ste]r is to have 9 Sts [Stuyvers] p[er]  p[ie]ces freight without either primidge or averidge. yo[u]r Bill of £100 I have booked in conformity; I take notice of Severall of your March[an]ts faileinge I hope you take care to send mee good Bills onely for yo[u]r governo I would never have you to send mee aney but upon a March[an]t In London


If you can send mee the 1000C Tow In Mattes; send itt; if nott send none for none will buy itt but sett itt here in Bagges and every pound must bee finely done upp w[i]th pap[er] as Generally itt comes from Amsterdam

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