Letter – Michael Blackett to James Gould – 8 Nov 1678

Document Type: Letter
Date: 8 Nov 1678
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: James Gould
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Mr Jam: Gould


Upon the Recommendation of my freind and neighbour Mr Tho: Smith, have made bold to Consiyne unto you p[er] the prosperous of Sunderland Robt Wigginer m[aster] 20½ Last of wheate wch is on ½ betwixt sd Smith and mee, I suppose my partner hath given you the needfull order about his ½ my desire is itt goe alltogether Consiyned unto Mr Jam: Gould merch[an]t In Liguorne, you are to pay noe freight but w[ha]t other Chardges you are att with your Commission w[he]n I know how much itt amounts to shall order you your mony

Leed £10: p[er] fodder of 21 cwt each hundred qty 112 ll Coales 8s to 9s p[er] Ch[alder] wheate 10s p[er] Last of the very best If I Can serve you in these parts, none shall be more ambitious of (nor more ready with all faithfulnesse to observe) your Commands than MB

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