Letter – Michael Blackett to Humphrey Willett – 11 Dec 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 11 Dec 1677
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Humphrey Willett
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Hum: Willett


The above is a coppie of w[ha]t I yesterday writt you by Hesketh Hobman by whome you will onely receive 255 Ankor Palmes soe there nott being soe many as I thought I thinke £3:- too much freight I suppose hee will abate nothing of itt soe doe you stand to him and pay noe more wch goods make noe hast[e] in selling for if you can nott gett a good price for them, I cann have them brought home againe for nothing soe pray every Post advise mee w[ha]t you are bidden for them stand upon 20s a 100 altogether or more as you see cause for am unwilling to abate any thinge of itt I know the Great ones will give more but I would have all goe together I thought to have troubled you noe more this yeare yett Inclosed is a bill for £100 wch lett be <recd> and inserted in my acct Current for my Palmes the <Smithes> will bee the onely Chapmen noe Merchant will give you their worth, nor would I have them [struck out: ‘troubled’] offered to any Merchant  Inclosed is the Transire wch see to dd to the Master as soone as hee Arrives I am MB

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