Letter – Michael Blackett to James Cooke – 3 Jul 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 3 Jul 1677
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: James Cooke
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr James Cooke   						Ditto  [Newcastle 3 July 1677]


      I have yours by Cuthbert Fowler for Answer ~

      I doe not question but Edw[ar]d Fletham will pay you the moneys shortly soe that the sooner you Can find mee a bill for £100:=:= remaindeing, the greater kindness you will doe mee 

      I take notice of your parcell of Anker [anchor] palms but you never mention what sorts nor what size soe that I Cannot tell you w[ha]t they will give you – if Sweeds Iron and siziable I thinke they will yeild after the rate of £16:=:= p[er] Tunn if English Iron not soe much be forty shilings 

      for my part I shall nott Councell you to send them about unless you were Certaine of a price and I have noe occation but if you doe send them about I shall doe for you as if they were my owne

Stockholme Tarr from £9:=:= to 10l:=:=

Thinn Tarr £8:=:= to £9:=:=

Leed [Lead] £10:=:= p[er] Fodder

Coales 7s to 8s a Chalder

Rye 2s 8


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