Letter – Michael Blackett to Walter Chaytor – 8 Jun 1676

Document Type: Letter
Date: 8 Jun 1676
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Walter Chaytor
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Ma[ste]r Walter Chaytor            Newcastle June the 8th 1676


      My last to you was of the 6th present To w[hi]ch referres you Since none of yo[u]rs Soe the less to Inlardge upon this beinge cheifely to acompany the bearer hereof Mr Jno Va[u]ghan In whome I have Laden and consigned unto you 350 p[ie]ces Leed w[hi]ch after good arrival be pleased to receive and dispose thereof accordinge to my Order above payinge the Ma[ste]r 8½ Sts [Stuyvers] p[er] p[iec]es freight without either primidge or averidge and nott 9 Sts [Stuyvers] as in my last w[hi]ch pray observe Mr Va[u]ghan will tell you my minde about the disposall of my Leed Soe referres you to him and in short whatsoever hee sayth to you I doe confirme soe noe more as to that p[er]ticular ~

      for your fine Tow tis not for this Markett soe done upp; Soe bee sure send noe more of itt to mee but if you can procure mee 1000C of very good for 22 gilders or under; done upp In Mattes and every ½C finely tyed up w[i]th paper as Mr Vahan [Vaughan] will Informe you may send itt mee by him; but playnely I will have noe more In bagges and soe I remayne In hast      MB
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