Letter – Michael Blackett to James Gould – 15 Nov 1678

Document Type: Letter
Date: 15 Nov 1678
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: James Gould
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Newcastle 9ber the 15: 78

Mr James Gould


My freind and neighbour Mr Tho: Smith and myselfe have sent unto Mr Ja: Gould of London 20½ Last of <brave> old wheate to be Conveyed unto your place Consigned unto your selfe w[he]n please God itt Arrives be pleased to receive itt and dispose thereof for my most advantidge as soone as wee Can shall advise you in w[ha]t ship tis shipt and w[ha]t freight you must pay, In your first be pleased to give mee a line or two of occurences wth you w[ha]t goods you Commonly send for England, and w[ha]t goods most desireable wth you if any advantidge be to be had either by Leed Grindstones stockins kersies or any sort of Cloth, I thinke I could furnish you wth as good and as Cheape as any other I am MB

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