Letter – Michael Blackett to Henry Maister – 24 Mar 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 24 Mar 1677
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Henry Maister
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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mr Henry maisters    					Ditto  [Newcastle 24 March 1677]


      I have before mee yours of the 30th p[re]sent, I wonder noe sweeds Iron In your place of the Size of my purpose pray seek about againe for itt would doe mee a singular kindness, butt I must have noe English Iron, of that bigness, mr Peckett and mr Mitcalfe sends now and then parcells of Extrordinary good Iron to this place, Sweeds of the best sort, and affords itt for £13:= delivered upon our key [quay] ~

      I Long to heare of the shipinge of the Sock mouldes and pan plaites, I hope the next time you will not be so tedious I am


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