Letters – Michael Blackett to John English – 4 Sep 1679

Document Type: Letters
Date: 4 Sep 1679
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: John English
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Capt. English                           			Ditto      

      I hope this will finde you well att Yarmouth Come here againe when you will you shall be welcome, shall Expect you about michaelmas  I have writt to Mr Jno. Ferryer to procure me upon freight 4 : 5: or 600 Barrills of Reed Herrings if possible to be done; and have left it wholly to his discretion to agree for the freight thereof, I question not likewise you utmost Endeavours Soe pray Consult with him and att your Leasure advise me what Can be done

      I have writt Severall times both to Mr Wakeman and Mr  Thakster about the <Water Bell> pray discourse that business with them likewise and advise me how far they have proceeded for has not Recd a line from either, and when you see <Bell> you may present my Humb[le] Service to him, if none of you can order him, I will see what I can doe, if he will not be Civill I will make him Soe, Mr Dunster shall waite upon him att last, I hope you agree   has left you heartily wishing you yr good health  I remaine      M B


bring me along with you a Cask of Spratts if any to be gott

5 [Sept] ditto sent a copy by post
In a later letter his forename is given as John

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