Letter – Michael Blackett to Humphrey Willett – 15 Sep 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 15 Sep 1677
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Humphrey Willett
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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mr Hump[hrey] Willett     					Newcastle 7ber: 15: 1677


      Be pleased to take notice that I have this day valewed upon you a bill for £100:=:= p[ayable]: 10/d[ays] after sight to mr Jno Wood or order att the Excise office in Broad Street for the like valew Rec[eive]d here of Mr Ric[hard]: Tooth which pray lett be complyed w[i]thall

      I have several of yours unanswered, but none of note Excepting that of the 8th present, which god willing I shall now Answer in every particular first I thanke you heartily for the Care you will take to discharge all bills that I shall att any time passe upon you ~

      butter enough, In this place, I Can furnish att any time att markett price with w[ha]t quantity you please, att present tis sold for 16s to 17s p[er] firkin of 56lb weight netto, and as for tranie Ogle, the quantity you desire is to be procured, but not att your price, if you will have good Stuff itt will Cost you £14 p[er] tonn first <penny> perhaps 20s p[er] tonn may be gott abated, but suppose you had w[ha]t you desired you must be forced to Freight a vessell if for Rouen, which will Cost you 20s atonn at least for noe vessell never goes from here to s[ai]d place, unless upon Freight, by this you may make your Calculation, if any good to be done, afford your order att your leasure unto


      more Charged upon you £50 p[ayable]: 8/d[ays] sight to mr Gawen Corbin or order valew of Mr Ralph Ellstobb

      £50 p[ayable]: 8/d[ays] sight to mr Ja: Eyton  or order, valew of mr Ralph Ellstobb both which lett be Complyed withall.

      pray send mee a Chease p[er] first Convenience


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