Letters – Michael Blackett to Peter Bar – 7 Jan 1681

Document Type: Letters
Date: 7 Jan 1681
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Peter Bar
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Peter Bar							Do 


I have yor of the 21 and 28th past and am not a little sorry att the distrust you have taken of me but neither you nor noe man In England neede feare looseing of one farthing by me If you have not goods of mine pr yor hands to the valew of £126.10.8 tis the strangest thing tht ever was knowne In the world, If they do not come to £250: or above I am Certaine I shall be a great looser by thm and wn goods In yor hands you never used to refuse me tht kindnessse; allowing you Consideration, but now I being att ths time <Hbld> not <stand> wth yor Convenience I hope the note my Broer Wm hath ths post writt you will prevaile wth you to comply wth my bills, and as for the dischardgeing of the said note I doe soe earnestly begg itt of you to dispatch the saile of my skinns, I would have thm all goe togeather for feare tht people picke out the best and largest and leave you the worst & smallest As for mr Skinner I shall tomorrow god willing draw upon him the ballance of his acct wch is £37.=:5d pray Sr lett me first answer yor 3 objections, and thn doe you abate him wt you thinke convenient, and lett him pay the remainder, and lett him know tht I have not time to write to him ths post, but tht I begg his <patient> order for the shipping of thm tht I may be cleare of thm I doe assure you I chardged him nothing, but wt I have paid or shall pay to yor first objection as before I have paid itt, but If you judge itt to be occationed by my neglect, abate itt in Gods name, as to yor second certainely youl know I must pay itt wch is 12 p fodder carridge to boate, for for itt must be Carried to boate wn ever tis shippt as for your last tho the water has gott one <d...> yett wn reshipt will have another pray Sr End the Controversie In doeing whereof you will very much obligdge


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