Letters – Michael Blackett to James Gould – 1 Aug 1679

Document Type: Letters
Date: 1 Aug 1679
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: James Gould
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Jam: Gould            				ditto      


I hope your 120 Casks of Leed Oare is well Arrived, advice of there being reshipt for either place would be very acceptable news, for the Effecting of wch I question not your utmost Endeavours, but am fearefull the African and Referee, I meane the Commanders of them will not be prevailed withal, for Mr Hurbt. Aylwin writes me had much adoe to get Shipt a small parcel wch he had of mine, and was forced to ship part In one, and part in another, but I put great confidence In your Interest wch I know to be very great, If thought capable to serve you in this place, none shall be more ambitious of, nor more ready to obey your Commands than he that really is      


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