Letters – Michael Blackett to Peter Bar – 7 Jan 1682

Document Type: Letters
Date: 7 Jan 1682
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Peter Bar
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Peter Bar								Newcl Jan 7th 1681/2


      I have red yors of the 3rd by wch I p[er]ceive I am likelye to have a hopefull bargaine wt Mr Marcade but as I have all along done I doe still leave itt to yor managemt and discretion

      my cousell is still against my allowing Capt Milburne the £36 add mony unlesse you putt on ths proviso wn you reckon of wth him tht if I doe not recover itt he may be lyable to itt, wch I thinke is nothing but reason but I leave tht to yor discretion likewise you clearelye mistake the businesse wth Mr Hutchinson for I doe not meane of Mr Richd Hutchinson but Mr Robt Hutchinson ma[ster] of the <Unitye> of Barkin of whose shipp I have 1/16 pt wth the like of £64 stocke wch vessell went for the straights last yeare I thinke but am not certaine tho you may remember there was some letter past betwixt us about him and as I remember you advised me tht the ma[ster] was dead and tht the owners had putt in another ths I hope will give you satisfaction In wch businesse I begg yor assistance and if you will have the bills of sayle shall send you thm up soe wishing you a joyfull and happy new yeare wth many more following I remaine


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