Letter – Michael Blackett to Henry Maister – 20 Feb 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 20 Feb 1677
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Henry Maister
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Henry Maist[e]r   					Ditto  [Newcastle 20 February1677]


I have provided John Thompson a freight To his minde and the Dutch manes [names] likewise; Charterpartie was drawinge; but I cannott tell how shee was found by confesstion to bee forraigne built w[hi]ch broake of all I tooke the Vessell to be realy yo[u]rs but I understand otherwise; as the case is noe freight to be expected here; soe shall Load herof w[i]th Coales but where they Intend for I know nott; I have ordered to dispatch her for Hamb[urg]; one sayth hee will nott goe there the other sayth hee will goe to London; I wish a good agreem[en]t betwixt them; w[ha]t I doe for them is upon yo[u]r account and I question nott yo[u]r readynesse to reimbursse mee I longe to heare of the Shipinge of the goodes desired I am


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