Letters – Michael Blackett to Peter Bar – 6 Jul 1680

Document Type: Letters
Date: 6 Jul 1680
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Peter Bar
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Peter Bar							Newc[astle] July 6th 1680

I heard lately from my ma[ster] who ordered me to advise you tht he has a parcell of <anckor palins> of all sizes from 12 to 26 Inches, Old shopp keepers, some 10, some 15, some 20 years, he himselfe has had thm ths six yeares and has not disposed of six, soe he  desired the favour of you tht you would be pleased to advise him if you thinke they would sell wth you and wt price they would give he had ths long time had a desire to send thm either to <Brest> or Rochell, wuld never meete wth an opportunity, for none of our shipps dare venture for either place, I am satisfyed he has a matter of 20 Tonn of thm wch will not sell in ths place ths hundred yeares, soe pray be pleased at yor leasure to afford an answer unto


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