Letter – Michael Blackett to William Blackett – 22 Oct 1675

Document Type: Letter
Date: 22 Oct 1675
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: William Blackett
Archive Source: CUL MS Add 91
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Honoured Sir									Ditto

Sr Wm Blackett

Since mine of the 19th psent have not any from you so the lesse to Inlarge upon this Chefley to give you notice of what I forgot in my last you know you sould above 300 bus:[hels] of Major Allens beans & sould <sd> that you would either buy as many againe or be accomptible to me for the same as I sould the remainder <Ilhrile> I shall sell none of them for expect every post orde to ship them for Rotte[erdam] so pray let me have a line from you so after an order came for the shipping of them away then to advise of the saile of sum & not <..>new would be looked upon as sum trick of other. I did call of my Couz Ed for the mo: for the leed but he putt me of with telling me that he expects a bill from France & when he received it will send it you pray write me a line when you think convenient concerning the business that I may show him. Barty Kirkhouse went from here upon Wednesday last God send him in <Saltho> to his desired port. I did write 2 letters by him so that he hath one for each port butt he hath promised me if he can reach Rotte[rdam] he will goe in there I have likewise writ to both that I know not how much you will be Concerned in the parcel but may expect advice from you pr first so pray write each this need full and advise me I here of it may be booked accordingly. I shall speak to Mr Gee when he comes to towne for other businesse I refer you to wt my bro Wm shall writ you so praying for your health and happinesse and earnestly Craving your blessing I remaine MB 

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