Letter – Michael Blackett to Henry Maister – 29 Dec 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 29 Dec 1677
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Henry Maister
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Newcastle Xber the 29th 1677

Mr Hen: Maister

Sr, I have before mee yours of the 21th present for answer to wch assure yourselfe that your Bill for £20: - : - when presented shall bee accepted and payd when dew as also the <unpd>  £24: 2: 7 God willing I shall order to bee payd to Mr Peter Barr according to your Order.

Pray take notice that as I sayd before your short thicke Barrs are nott for this markett and may lay long in my hands; but if you have or cann procure mee 3 or 4 Tonn more of the long square provided itt bee of the very same Mettle and Size that this last was of I shall bee your Chapman for itt; if itt cann bee hadd for any thing under £14: - : - p[er] Tonn wch I am sure is an extraordinary price and little to bee gott by itt more then the pleasuring of my Customers unto wch I desire your answer p[er] first soe remaynes MB

I hope you will gett <abated>10s att least 5s p[er] Tonn MB

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