Letter – Michael Blackett to Henry Maister – 22 Jan 1678

Document Type: Letter
Date: 22 Jan 1678
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Henry Maister
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Newcastle Ja: the 22d 1677/8

Mr Hen: Maister


      I have yours of the 14th present whereby takes notice of your <landing>; being making inquirey after a parcell of such long thick squar[e] Iron as I last hadd of and that all your mett[le] wthall was aboute a Tonn; but you doe nott write mee whether you bought itt for mee or nott, if nott I pray doe itt and send itt by first conveniencey; I question nott your Indeavours in procurring itt as cheape as possible

      Pray bee pleased to advise mee att w[ha]t price you cann furnish or procure mee 15 or 20 Tonn small square Iron of Inch or under and the same quantity of broad flatt of three Inch or above Sweads Iron if reasonable I shall trouble you wth my Order soe rests MB

      These last 5 lines [ie. last paragraph] were this day above writt

      To Mr Hugh Mason Mr Tho; Westerne Mr Wm Benson         of London p[er] MB

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