Letter – Michael Blackett to Edward Blackett – 19 Feb 1678

Document Type: Letter
Date: 19 Feb 1678
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Edward Blackett
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Brother Edwd

Upon Receipt of yours of the 15th, I Imediately repared to my Cosin Kirkhouse, who told mee that he would not part wth his Waines Scott untill he heare further from you, and accot of them as followeth with the price of each sort vizt

about 20 Inch bords att 3s p[e]r p[iece]

about 140 ¾ Inch boards att 2s <7d> 

about  150 ½ Inch boards att 1s <6d>

I have Enquired after spruce <dails> but can heare of very few, yett if you please to advise w[ha]t Lenth you would have them of I will Enquire againe, and advise you the rate my Service to my Sister I am MB

Mr Kirkhouse and Mr <Leaman defries> to be remembred unto you

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