Letter – Michael Blackett to Humphrey Willett – 21 Dec 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 21 Dec 1677
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Humphrey Willett
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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21 ditto

Mr Hum: Willett

Sr, I have before mee yours of the 15th present I should be glad to heare of Hobbmans Arrivall I take notice of w[ha]t you write concerning Leed oare wth wch Comoditty Ill furnish your customer: As well as any Man in England and as Good Stuff (And if hee and you can agree) wth w[ha]t quantity att any time hee shall desire pray take notice itt can nott be afforded for lesse than £7: - : - p[er] Tonn att London butt I will Shipp itt aboard free of all charges att that price & is as cheape as any Man in England cann doe itt to save by itt prays lett me have your <result> herein p[er] first and if an oppertunity present shall shipp him some this winter if nott may bee providing for him at the spring I can lett have every bitt that comes from this place I am MB

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