Letter – Michael Blackett to Jacques Hayes – 6 Apr 1678

Document Type: Letter
Date: 6 Apr 1678
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Jacques Hayes
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Jacques Hayes


I have before mee yours of the date hereof whereby perceives oats are in noe demand wth you wch hath frustrated my Expeditions soe have ordered mine for another port however you might have been beene pleased to advise mee w[ha]t Coales, Leed, Butter, Grindstones, In short of occurrences att your place w[ha]t the Commodities the Country affords wch pray doe p[er] first Convenience and how each Commodity holds out wth London, whether itt be In weight or measure, In doeing whereof you will oblidge MB

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