Letter – Michael Blackett to Henry Maisters – 21 Jul 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 21 Jul 1677
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Henry Maisters
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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mr Hen[ry]: maisters     					Newcastle July the 21: 1677


      I writ you in my Last of the 20th p[re]sent of my mistake In a former Letter about the size of a parcell of square Iron desired, and that the sort I must have of, is to be from 1½ to 1¾ and 2 Inches square if any such bee to be had pray advise mee and att w[ha]t price, and how the Iron newly arrived proves, w[ha]t sorts and how it rules ~

      White wheat 3s: 6d p[er] Bush[el] Reed wheatt 3s Rye 2s:4d White Pease 2s: 6d: Gray Pease 1s: 8d pease and beanes mixt 1s: 8d malt 1s: 6d Bigg and Barley, noe vent att that time, oates 1s: 2d to 1s:4d Coales 7s to 8s a Chalder Leed 10l: to 10l: 5s Grindestones 14s a Chalder I am

      This in Answer to yours of the 17th p[re]s[en]t


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