Letter – Michael Blackett to Henry Maister – 1 May 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 1 May 1677
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Henry Maister
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Henry Maister     						Ditto  [Newcastle 1 May 1677]


      I have before mee yo[u]rs of the 24th past; when please God the Iron by John Hargrave arrives I shall advise you how itt proves; but as yett I heare noe newes of him

      I find my selfe Indebted unto you £156:15:3d for w[hi]ch Sumed Inclosed you have a bill; w[hi]ch I hope will bee to content for all t'is att longe Sight; next time will doe better if you desire itt; advise p[er] first if any thicke Square bee to bee gott about 1¾ to 2 Inch ~ and the price thereof and the quantity you could p[ro]cure pray also advise if any more small Square bee to be hadd about 60 barres to the Tonn I am


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