Letter – Michael Blackett to Henry Maister – 7 Apr 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 7 Apr 1677
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Henry Maister
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Henry Maister    					Newcastle Aprill the: 7th: 1677


      My last to you was of the 6th present To w[hi]ch referrs you; Since have Rec[eive]d yo[u]rs of the 3d ditto the ballance of Accounts betwixt us being £24:= you may Order mee to pay when you please noe more discourse of Coulters for now I p[er]ceive they came nott from yo[u]r place ~

      In my two former I have given you full Ord[er]s for the buyinge mee three or 4 Tonn; of the very same small Squ[are] Iron you last sent mee; w[hi]ch I hereby confirme againe and if such bee to bee had; I desire you will please to make itt up tenn Tonn and advise mee p[er] first how much more of S[ai]d Sort you thinke you could p[ro]cure mee over and above I thinke I shall give you order to buy all you cann p[ro]vided itt bee of the same; or as Good; for yo[u]r <Govern[ance?]>; if you please to minde that you have 60 Barres to the Tonn you may Rest satisfied t'is Right; In the meane time the 10 Tonn desired pray send p[er] first Conveniencey; and affoard yo[u]r Answer as to the Remaynder of the letter as soone as w[i]th conveniencey you cann the sooner the Better for


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