Letter – Michael Blackett to John Strother – 13 Aug 1678

Document Type: Letter
Date: 13 Aug 1678
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: John Strother
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Newcastle Augt 13 1678

Mr Jno Strother


      I Writt you yesterday att Lardge p[er] Wm Hymers Comander of the Loveing friendshipp of this place whome w[he]n please God he Arrives Lett be despatched with all speed possible, and for my <X> of his Loadeing backe the goods desired are vizt

of Inch square and under if possible five tonn

of 2 to 2 ½ to 3 Inch broad flat five tonn

of 1 ½ to 1 ¾ Inch square five tonn

of pan plates of the size formerly advised of five tonn the Remainder of fine narrow flatt about sixty tonn

      In all Eighty tonn wch will be about the <X> of his Loadeing, w[ha]t mony you want pray draw upon Mr Ch: Banckes march[an]t In Hamb[urg] who has order to accept all your bills, if not Iron to be gott, may Load tarr, soe of Iron and tarr Lett mee have about 40 Last I question not your Endeavours for my most advantidge soe remaines MB

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