Letters – Michael Blackett to Peter Bar – 20 Dec 1678

Document Type: Letters
Date: 20 Dec 1678
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Peter Bar
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Peter Bar                                           			Newcastle   xber the 20th  1678


      I have before me yours of the 12th, doe give you thanks for your readiness to comply with my bill for £50: wch. with what you mention for advancing the same, have noted In Conformity with you

      I have a small vesell lately Comed from Stockholm with iron and our markett being Closed have Resolved to try yours (wch. I heare is Indifferent) and Consigne her unto your selfe, below is Coppy of it I this day writt by him, who I think will saile next tide, when please God he arrives be pleased to Receave said Iron and dispose thereof for my most advantedge, wch. I wholly leave to your discretion, there is of itt 1705 Ends all narrow flat Excepting about 100 Ends Round <square> you are to pay noe freight wch. is the needful att present for   


Mr Peter Bar               						ditto


This comes to accompany Geo. Dawson [master] of the assistance freight of Yarmouth In whome there is 1705 Ends of Iron, lately Comd from Stockholme with wch. have resolved to try your market and have made bold to Consigne the same unto your selfe, when please God itt arrives be pleased to Receive said Iron and dispose thereof for my most advantedge, wch I wholly leave to your discretion, you are to pay noe freight but if the [master] want £5 or £10 may please to tell him have itt upon the acct. of       MB

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