Letter – Michael Blackett to Abraham Van Rincom – 16 Apr 1678

Document Type: Letter
Date: 16 Apr 1678
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Abraham Van Rincom
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Newcastle Aprill the 16 1678

Mr Abra: Vin rincom


      I have Recei[ve]d yours of the 15th present, and doe heartily thank you for your advice about Iron, butt Cannot afford to give any such price and as for the Linnen you mention noe good to be done wth itt for by the act of parliament I understand that Linnen from Holland is as well prohibited as Linnen from France, for my p[ar]t I will not venture of any

      pray be Continuing your advice of the price of Coales Leed and Grindstones, and w[ha]t sort of the last are most vendable wth you, and how Rodd Iron Rules In your place I am MB

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