Letters – Michael Blackett to Hubert Aylwyn – 29 Nov 1679

Document Type: Letters
Date: 29 Nov 1679
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Hubert Aylwyn
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Hurbt. Aylwin                             				NewC   9ber the 29 1679


I must confess Mr Gould and you are two merchts of Aboundance of faith I hope I shall never receive his acct. and soe Consequently never pay either of you, however I shall desire you to place wt you think reasonable for yr commission upon the last acct. that soe wee may make an Ende of itt now may please take notice that this day <Seven> night I shipt aboard of the England Robt. <Lorrince> Commander 100 pcs small Leed Consigned unto yrselfe wch I hope ere this is come Safe to hand, Soe or wn please God they doe, may please to receive the same paying the ma[ster] 8d p ps freight and dispose thereof as you have done my former goods viz for Marseilles by the first opportunity agreeing for the freight as cheape as you can and consigning the same unto Mr Jno. Launce marchd. In said place, the sooner you Effect the greater obligation  it will be unto  M B

The Generall freight is ΒΌ <per pigg> but I shall leave it to yr discretion either to give more or lesse as you finde <convenience>    MB

The first letter you write to Mr Jno. Launce be pleased to let him know that Arch.  <deacon> Greenwell remembered him in a bottle of wine

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