Letter – Michael Blackett to Cuthbert Snow – 5 Mar 1678

Document Type: Letter
Date: 5 Mar 1678
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Cuthbert Snow
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Newcastle March 5 1677/8

Cuth Snow

I have both yours of the 23d and 26th present, but Cannott afford to give any such price for Iron as you mention soe need not trouble youselfe any further, however I Cannot but Returne you my hearty thankes for what you have done, if £13: 10s would doe itt, might  Resolve to give itt but not a farthing more, and for which I thinke itt might be Embraced, if the marchand would but take into Consideration the quantity vizt 40 or 50 Tonn, and the payment ready money if these tearms Cannot be accepted of I am Resolved to provide my selfe otherwere as well as I Can, soe pray a Line p[er] first unto MB

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