Letters – John Wilkinson to Peter Bar – 9 Dec 1681

Document Type: Letters
Date: 9 Dec 1681
Correspondent: John Wilkinson
Recipient: Peter Bar
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Peter Bar								Newcl xber 9th 1681


My ma[ster] goeing yesterday Into the Country ordered me write you ths day tht he does begg itt of you tht youle be pleased to be <mindefull of> Mr Marcade Capt Milburne and Capt Hutchinsons businesse and and tht youle tell yor man Informe himselfe as well as he can wheather said Hutchinsons shipp be sinkeing or swimming, and if <reigning> how the owner has disposed on her or Intends to dispose of her, <& ..> wheather they have putt another man ma[ster] or Intends to Expose her to sale if another Ma[ster] thn he would desire you to Examine if there be any profitt dew to him for his pt or if otherwise if youle be pleased to take care wn the shipp is disposed  of tht hee have the valew of his part according as she is sold tht being the needfull att p[re]sent I remaine for MB


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