Letter – Michael Blackett to Philipp Leece – 29 Jun 1677

Document Type: Letter
Date: 29 Jun 1677
Correspondent: Michael Blackett
Recipient: Philipp Leece
Archive Source: CUL Dd 7.26
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Phillip Leece   						Ditto  [Newcastle 29 June 1677]

I hope this will finde you well gott to Stockholme, w[hi]ch I should bee gladd to have an acco[un]t of from your owne hands, I thinke Jno Strother will be Civile, soe Long as he is, be you Civile likewise to him, but I must have noe goods lye unsold I find noe profitt by itt, you know my mind for I told it you fully before you went away Soe if J[ohn]: S[trother]: say he cannott sell my goods, doe you Repaire unto Mr Urban Hall, and Lett him know how the case stands and he and you Lay your heads togeather, and dispose of both salt Leed and Coales for w[ha]t they will yield, and desire him to reload s[ai]d vessell and as either he or Jno [John] Strother drawes upon mes[seurs] Bankes desire them to acquaint you therewith ~ that you may likewise give advice thereof, and then there bills will be dewly honoured, otherwise they will not, for soe I have ordered my business, and written mes[seurs] Bankes accordingly you may acquaint J:S: w[ha]t a kindness I have for him, and that I should be sorry to take my Commission from him, but if he will not observe my order I must bee forced to doe itt, for plainely and shortly I will have noe goods lye unsold, I thinke the of my salt lost mee £100:=:= but am Resolved to losse noe more that way, Come I am Confident you will find him Civile and ready to serve mee, and see shall Conclude advise mee of w[ha]t passes I am


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