Letter – Michael Blackett to Francis De La Champ – 15 Feb 1678

Document Type: Letter
Date: 15 Feb 1678
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Francis De La Champ
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Newcastle feb 15 1677/8

Mr Fran: <De La>champ


I have writt this post already to wch Referrs you these are Chiefly to Recommend my kinde friend Mr Michaell Blackett who has some Concerns att your place and wanting a Corrispondent there have recommend him to you, who I thinke will take Care of his business, his Concernes for Iron soe if cann serve him yourself, its well if other way, desires yourself to doe as well for him as Allice Mallabar


By the Recommendation above written of my good friend Mrs Allice Mallabarr I make bold to write you these few Lines desireing you att your Leasure to Lett mee know how you will please to afford mee five or ten tonn of broad flatt Iron from 3 to <3 1/4> Inch broad, and for your disbursem[en]t att any time, you shall either valew upon mee att sight, or draw upon my friend In London being all one unto MB

I desire to have alwaies Sweeds Iron fine and good mettle

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