Letters – Michael Blackett to Giles Wakeman – 19 Nov 1678

Document Type: Letters
Date: 19 Nov 1678
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Giles Wakeman
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Giles Wakeman                                                   			Newcastle   9ber  19 - 78


I heare from other hands that my Led is abroad but not one word from yourselfe wch I doe not a little wonder att especially having my written so often to Mr Thos. Smith about wch Concern my positive order is to get it ship’t for Marseilles if possible, lett the terms be as they will I heare there is some <sauser> in the case wch I must leave to your prudent manadgement but I doe sweare there is not a tonn more than what is entered if Cannot be shipt for Marsellies Lett itt liye by you till further order   I am         M B

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