Letter – Michael Blackett to Abraham Van Rincom – 30 Mar 1678

Document Type: Letter
Date: 30 Mar 1678
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Abraham Van Rincom
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Newcastle March 30 1678

Mr Abra: van Rincom


I have before mee both yours of the 15th and 22d present but Cannot afford to give any such price for Iron as you mention, I heare itt may be bought much Cheaper, probably you Resort not to the fountaine head, onely Repairs to Retailers wch way is not for my purpose

here is att present an Imbargo upon all vessells, soe soone as the sume is taken of shall furnish you wth a little Leed for a tryall, and advise mee p[er] first w[ha]t sort of Grindstones are for your markett, and w[ha]t price if any Encouradgement shall want for supplyes from MB

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