Letter – Michael Blackett to Francis De Le Champ – 23 Feb 1678

Document Type: Letter
Date: 23 Feb 1678
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Francis De Le Champ
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Fran: De Lee <Champ>


I have before mee yours of the 20th present but Cannot afford to give the price you mention for the Iron desired accidentally that post I heard of a parcell in your place such as I desire att a much Lower rate, and that from a good hand too, and his offer I have Embraced Sire that It seems you will not sell your Iron as Cheape as others a bill upon my friend In London att 10 d[ays] sight is my payment, I begg your pardon for the trouble I have given you and Remaines MB

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