Letters – Michael Blackett to Edward Thompson – 28 Apr 1679

Document Type: Letters
Date: 28 Apr 1679
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Edward Thompson
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Edwd Thompson                             			Newcastle    Aprl the 28:  1679            

I have loaded of a small vessel with Coales for my Bro: Blacketts use who is to Come up as far as <Selbey> that comes by the m[aste]r that has <them> In,  I had orders to Consigne them unto you, <pricing> upon Receipt hereof, Lett a Lighter or two be dispatched unto her, and the vessel unloaded as soone as possible  I thinke you may get one lardge Lighter will take her whole Loadeing, having <in> but 18 Ch: I suppose Bro: Blackett has writ you about this businesse, pray once againe lett the vessel be dispatched, for it is to have 10s per diem demurrage and is but to Lye 3 d[ays]  If the m[aste]r want 20s or 30s I desire he may have itt and soe I remaine    MB

Mr Edwd Thompson                             			NewC    Aprl  29:  1679            

Sir the above is coppy of what I yesterday writt you by Paid Bond, pray Sir lett mee desire you to dispatch In doing whereof you will very much oblidge    MB

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