Letter – Michael Blackett to Henry Maister – 22 Jun 1678

Document Type: Letter
Date: 22 Jun 1678
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Henry Maister
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Newcastle June the 22d 1678

Mr Hen: Maister


I have yours of the 18th present wherein takes notice that there is a parcell of Iron wth you from 20 to 30 tonn of Right Organs marked X price about £13: 6 p[er] tonn, Considereing the quantity and the payment ready mony, I doe fancy something may be gott abated, wch I wholly Leave to your discretion, not doubting in the Least your Endeavours for my most advantidge, soe desires you upon Receipt hereof to procure, and Shipp mee first Convenience all the sd Iron and pray after receipt Lett noe time be Lost for feare of being Curcumvented, for I accidentally heard a Little discourse that past betwixt two or three of our merchants yesterday, need lesse to repeate, but you may Imagine the Contents, soe once againe must Intreat your Care, I Leaveing all wholly to your prudent manidgment for mony, either Chardge upon mee, or advise mee to whome In London I shall Remitt itt and your order shall be observed by him that really is MB

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