Letter – Michael Blackett to William Blackett – 19 Nov 1675

Document Type: Letter
Date: 19 Nov 1675
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: William Blackett
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Newcastle 9ber 19th

Hon[our]ed Sr

Since mine of the 16 have yours of the 13th with an Inclosed for Jno Mowbray w[hi]ch I have forwarded & have writt him w[ha]t I thought convenient when I receive his answer it shall be signified unto you I have spoake with Wm Creagh who is resolute for under 20 <s of> for newhaven and 25s for Rouen he will not take one farthing & he tells me you writt to him that you were resolved to ship 400 or 600 p[iece]s & to consigne them to his friend & to confirme w[hi]ch he hath writt you that he will ship 600 p[iece]s upon your acct w[hi]ch if soe then I have no more to say for his friend I will not make use of  I wish yours may <s..> to a good acct sr If you will take £11: 15: for a percell of Leed I will take 200 p[iece]s or perhaps more but above that I cannot give I must God willing be at darnton upon Tuesday next upon my returne will call at durham & se[e] if any money be there to be got and shall not faile to speake either with Docter Bazire or one of his sons.

pray w[ha]t do you Intend to do with Jno Grove if you please I will step over sume day or other & discourse the businesse seriously with him & I thinke you have got as bad a Customer of Mrs Urwen for I do not know of any money she hath pd lately I suppose you have hurd of the Death of Wm Car & its thought R Car will succeed him as to his place Though Jno Watson Intends to stand we are here all undone with a could though God be thanked its not mortall yet In one In a hundred Escapes it I have no more to Inlarge upon so praying for your health and hapinesse & earnestly craveing your blessing I remaine MB

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