Letters – Michael Blackett to Peter Bar – 13 Dec 1680

Document Type: Letters
Date: 13 Dec 1680
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Peter Bar
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Peter Bar							Newctl xber the 13th 1680


it is not long I Intend to trade am Endeavoureing to Cleare accts with all people, wn I meete wth any troubles shall make bold to give you the knowledge thereof hopeing for my fathers sake you will Endeavour a peaceable end thereof If att any time any difference, I shall talke wth Milburne att yarmth wn you heare from Dunkirke pray <slipp> the Contents unto me, but now I here is another desire soe by the Inclosed letter from mr Matt Skinner and by the Inclosed Coppy of my answer ths post unto all you will finde there is a small difference betwixt him and me by perusing of wch you will understand the matter att lardge, soe not trouble you wth my further acct thereof, onely pray make a peaceable end wth him I valew not If I tooke all the Commission I have gott by him, but <.a..> keepe to yorselfe, I will have noe more to doe wth him, If he can show you my letter he mentions, pray make an End wth him about tht great damadge he pretends if you abate him any thing lett him pay the remainder in pt of my bill, and pray doe you pay the rest, wch I am certaine cannot be above £5:2 and gett me his answer about the 300 ps Leed here for I would gladly be quitt of him, pray slippe noe opportunity In disposeing of my Calfe skinns for I have occation for £100 or 150: wch shall make bold to valew upon you I will willingly allow you consideration for the time you shall be in disburse but I hope They are a ready commodity wth you being such Excellent good stuffe tht bring the needfull I kisse yor hands & remaine


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