Letter – Michael Blackett to Henry Maister – 8 Jun 1678

Document Type: Letter
Date: 8 Jun 1678
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Henry Maister
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Newcastle June the 8 1678

Mr Hen: Maister


For want of occation have not writ you this good while, this serveing Chiefly to Lett you know, that severall of our merchants In town, as allsoe one or two of our Anchor Smiths, does tell mee they are offered w[ha]t Right Organs Iron they please att £13: 10s att your place to be d[elivere]d upon our key, probable they Report soe, to make the world believe they Can buy Iron Cheaper than another, but true itt is w[ha]t I wright, I desire you will please to advise mee the Cheapest, you will Lett mee have, or Can procure mee 10: 20: or 30 tonn of Right Sweeds Iron some narrow, some broad flatt, and noe other sort In doeing whereof you will oblidge MB

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