Letter – Michael Blackett to Henry Maister – 16 Mar 1678

Document Type: Letter
Date: 16 Mar 1678
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Henry Maister
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Newcastle March 16 1677/8

Mr Hen Maister


      I have yours of the 5th p[er] Jno Potter who god be thanked is well Arrived In this place and of the 8th and 13th  past upon Monday I hope to gett the Iron In to seller then shall advise you how I like itt yett never questions but Itt will prove Right

      Your bill of £50: -: - as I advised you In my last is paid and yesterday was presented mee your bill of £38: - : -  wch was likewise paid upon sight and draw the Remainder w[he]n you please for Answer unto yours of the 8th I Can give noe such price for the sorts of Iron you mention neither doe you advise mee w[ha]t size the sq[are] is of yett if they will be willing to abate mee handsomely of theire Demands I mean to be gott for about £13: - : - and that theire sq[are] be <seiz>onable for this place I will be theire Customer Ready mony is a scarce Commodity In this place and will tempt one of us to doe much I Cannot tell how far itt will prevaile wth you I am MB

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