Letter – Michael Blackett to Henry Maister – 1 Dec 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 1 Dec 1677
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Henry Maister
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Hen: Maister


To this day have heard nothing of the vessell In wch you shipped mee the 3 Tonn of Iron and of late wee have had greate winds and some shipps wrocke hereabouts I know not w[ha]t to thinke of him onely God be thanked the adventure is nott greate pray be pleased to advise mee when hee sayled from your place and give mee any other acct of him other that you have att present or that shall come to your knowledge hereafter Doinge whereof you will very much oblidge MB

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