Letter – Michael Blackett to Henry Willett – 9 Feb 1678

Document Type: Letter
Date: 9 Feb 1678
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Henry Willett
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Henry Willett


Pray lett diligent search be made amongst your friends the Iron mongers, and soe if that kindnesse can be done me, as to procure mee a parcell of broad flatt from 3 to 3 ½ Inches broad, if soe pray buy mee five or tenn tonn provided att £13: p[er] tonn or rather then faille 

£13: 5s, pray stirr about in the business, and w[ha]t you doe lett be done quickly, I leave the manidgment thereof wholly to your discretion, if a par[c]ell of right good be mett withall, rather than goe without give £13: 10s I know french men are quick enough, pray Sr try your hand and see w[ha]t you can doe for me In this businesse your Answer p[er] first unto MB

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