Letter – Michael Blackett to Nicholas Verlaen – 1 Feb 1678

Document Type: Letter
Date: 1 Feb 1678
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Nicholas Verlaen
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Newcastle Feb primo 1677/8

Mr Nicho: Verlann


I am Credibly Informed that one may procure in your place a very good <penniworth> of right Sweed Iron both well struck well drawne and good mettle, if soe (God sparing life) I may Come to be a good Customer, soe pray p[er] first post advise the lowest price you Can procure mee twenty tonn of Inch square and under, and the same quantity of three Inch broad and above pray minde a tonn is twenty hundred Weight, and if I like or Can doe any good wth the price, I shall Imediately remitt you mony to dischardge the quantity desired, your speedy Answer is desired by MB

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