Letter – Michael Blackett to Henry Tersmitten – 27 Feb 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 27 Feb 1677
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Henry Tersmitten
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Hen[ry] TerSmitten    				Newcastle feb[ruary]: the: 27th: 1676/7


      This comes to accompany my Mr Henry Lawes Master of the Obedience of Newcastle In whome I have Loaden and Consigned unto you by Order; and upon the account and Risill of my very Good freind Mr James Burkin Merch[an]t in London Two hundred p[iece]s Smalle Leed and fifty fouer Chalder Coales Newcastle measure w[hi]ch after good arrivall bee pleased to receive and dispose thereof ~ 

      accordinge as you shall Receive Orders from S[ai]d Burkin w[hi]ch I Suppose you may have Rec[eive]d ere this come to hand and full Orderes how to disposeof the  Vessell after unloaden soe shall say noe more; but onely desires yo[u]r care In his dispatch and that w[i]th all Speed possible and if att any time you thinke mee worthy of Serveinge you In this place; upon all acco[un]ts Pray freely Commande


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