Letter – Michael Blackett to William Thompson – 7 Aug 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 7 Aug 1677
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: William Thompson
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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mr W[illia]m Thompson    						Newcastle August 7: 1677


      Upon the request of a very good friend doe Inclosed send you a Letter and if att any time I may be thought Capable of serveing either your selfe, or any of your friends, none shall be more ready to observe, and more ambitious of your Commands than myselfe, and I thinke I Can att any time furnish you with w[ha]t goods these ports affords, as Cheep as any other, and for the occruing Charges of the same none shall be more sparing ~

      Coales 7s per Chalder, Leed £10:5s:= p[er] fodder of 21C weight each hundred q[uantity] 112lt, Grindstones any sorts 13s p[er] Chalder Butter 26s p[er] firkin ~

      before a Letter from you they may either rise or fall, but according to the markett, when any of Concerne from you I shall be very ready to serve you, and be assured will study your most advantidge and soe I Conclude remaineing


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