Letters – Michael Blackett to James Gould – 9 Mar 1680

Document Type: Letters
Date: 9 Mar 1680
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: James Gould
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mssr James Edwd Gould and Compy                          	Newcastle   March the 9th 1679/80


I have not writt you this long time for the Reasons Mr Tho. Smith gave you In his last but one, but have received Severall of yours In there dew time the Contents of all wch have observed and am well Satisfyed with the progresse you have made In the Sailes of my Leed Oare, not doubting but you will allwayes use yr utmost Endeavours for my most advantadge Soe shall allwayes leave all my Concernes to your prudent manadgement use allwayes yr discretion, either for takeing the present markett upon arrival or Sellarancy, when bills come they shall be wellcome, soe noe more, I have this post writt to Mr Jam: Gould of London that if att any time he have a minde to vente 10: 12: 14: or 1600 ps Ledd for their place I will willingly be ½ Concerned with him upon wch expect his answer, but still I wonder why small Leed Oare should not vent as well as round, for certainly itt must be bett small before itt can be used wch mystery pray unfold me  - be sure send more Leed Oare for Marseilles, for I an certaine I have stocked the market pretty well, rather <trucke> for any goods in the world as Mr Smith advised me, please send me  <a thousand> weight of Coffe berry if cheape, for a tryall p[er] first opportunity I am In hast    


Sir I doe desire you to advise me in wt repute Mr Serles both Unckle and Nephew lies with you

4: 5: 6. 7 or 800 cwt of Coffee berry as in Cheapnesse will doe my business

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