Letter – Michael Blackett to Henry Maister – 21 Jun 1678

Document Type: Letter
Date: 21 Jun 1678
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Henry Maister
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Newcastle June the 21: 1678

Mr Hen Maister


My Last to you was of the 8th present wherein I did desire you would be pleased to advise mee the price of Iron of wch as yett I never gott An Answer I have occation att present for 10: 20: or 30 tonn of Right Sweeds Iron some narrow fine broad flatt and noe other sorts, soe desires that you would be pleased to advise mee p[er] very first your Lowest price as severall of our merchants and Anchor Smiths In towne doe tell mee they are offered w[ha]t Right Organs Iron they please att £13: 10s p[er] tonn att your place to be d[elivere]d upon our key, I hope that you Can afford or procure Iron as Cheape as another soe remaines MB

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