Letters – Michael Blackett to John Ferryer – 4 Sep 1679

Document Type: Letters
Date: 4 Sep 1679
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: John Ferryer
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Jno Ferryer                                                    Newcastle   7ber  the 4 1679


I perceive you are one of Capt. English his greatest owners he will Informe you how that I have freighted him who shalt be honestly dealt withall on my side, I question not the like of his, as allsoe your assistance In any thing that may tend to my advantidge  In Confidence whereas (though unknowne) makes bold to trouble you with these few lines desiring you to help me with 4 or 5 or 600 Barrills Reed herrings upon freight If possible to be done, I am informed the usuall freight is 2 <Dlrs> per Caske of wch I am willing to abate (if Soe much Cannot be gott) what  you think Convenient wch I wholly leave to your discretion  a line from you att your leasure would be very welcome unto    M B


5 [Sept] ditto sent a copy by post

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