Letters – Michael Blackett to Hubert Aylwyn – 6 Jun 1679

Document Type: Letters
Date: 6 Jun 1679
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Hubert Aylwyn
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Hurbert Aylwin                                              Newcastle    June the 6  1679


there will be this day shipt aboard the England Capt Lawrence Commander 12 or more tonn of Leed oare (shall dispatch you more as fast as comes in) wch after good Arrivall be pleased to Receive and send all forward as you meet  with opportunities to marseilles consigning then unto Mr Jno Launce marchand in said place, the tearmes I must refer to your discretion the Casks are about the bigness of powder Barrells, betwixt 4 and 5 Cwt  the freight is generally In times of peace half a ps of Eight per Cask and in times of war Sometimes ¾ of one  Sometimes one, freight to London you are to pay after 2/s 6d per Cask, when Reshipt and that I have an Acct. of the disbursements shall Immediately be Reimbursed by him that is    


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