Letters – Michael Blackett to Andre Hebert – 13 Sep 1679

Document Type: Letters
Date: 13 Sep 1679
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Andre Hebert
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mssrs Andre Hebert and Compee                                   Newcastle   7ber  the 13th 1679


      I have yours of the 30th past and 13th past, wch should have beene <present>, In your former have a <Remisse> of <W/LL> 500 att 54 ¼ wch is accepted and noted accordingly, I wish you could get all your bills upon the very same person.

      In your latter I perceive you have remitted me <W/LL> 302 :11:6d In a <douer>  bill and have Sent the same to Mr Bar to procure acceptance, wch is Confirmed to me by him, and I question not but sd bill will be punctually Complyed withal but I perceive you have not Received mine of the 26th past, for future never send me any but London bills without an advantidge, for there is noe little Charge In such bills as you send, I question not but you will remitt me as monies Comes In, and I perceive Mr Launces protested bills is att last accepted, I am Certaine if he hath done me noe hurt In Sending such bills, he has done noe good, for Certainely if sd bills had beene Complyed withall, I would have had mony for them before now, if any goods this Country affords be worth your trouble, I could buy you as Cheape and as good, as any man in this place, and questions not but att any time to send them to Rouen or Newhaven upon 14/d[ays] notice and for a tryall will willingly be halfe concerned In any goods you shall desire, and for your Govermt. may please take notice that as for Leed, London weight is but 19 ½ Cwt to the fodder and ours is 21 Cwt Soe that if ours can be procured for £9:15:2 as I believe itt may, it is Cheaper than £9:-: att London wch I leave to your Serious Consideration.

      As for butter noe place In England better than Stockton and this place, from either place I can att any time Send you wt quantities you please the price Currt. att present is about 16s per firkin of 54 lb net but the very best and <50 lb> net will be 16s 10 this being the needful  I remaine   MB

Coales   9 s per Ch.

Grindstones  16 s per Ch

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